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Flavorful Summer Squash

 Flavorful Summer Squash
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.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute the yellow squash, zucchini, onion
  • and garlic in oil until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 2/3 cup equals 83 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 147 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.