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Squash and Bean Saute Recipe

Squash and Bean Saute Recipe

We like to include meatless dishes in our diet. This nicely seasoned vegetable medley is easy to prepare and really delicious. Sometimes we even enjoy it as a main entree. —Ellie Vorous of Seaford, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 pound small yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 large plum tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute the onion, garlic and seasonings in oil until onion is tender. Add the beans, squash and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until just tender. Add tomatoes and parsley; cover and simmer 5 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 76 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 398 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.