Flavorful Summer Squash Recipe
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Flavorful Summer Squash Recipe

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Andrea Yacyk of Brigantine, New Jersey flavors sauteed squash with garlic, red onion and dried herbs for garden-fresh goodness. Sprinkled with cheese, it makes a bright side dish that’s quick to fix and delicious to taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 83 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the yellow squash, zucchini, onion and garlic in oil until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the parsley, basil, oregano, thyme and salt. Remove from the heat. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Flavorful Summer Squash in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p53

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lmmanda User ID: 1101093 68821
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"Excellent flavor! Will be making again"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 137476
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"I did not really like this at all. It had a medicine-like flavor which had to be from the combination of herbs."

dikurek User ID: 718720 137475
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2010

"My husband loved it and he is not usually into semi-healthy foods and this tasted Great!"

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