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Steamed Broccoli and Squash Recipe

Steamed Broccoli and Squash Recipe

Writes field editor Drorothy Smith of ElDorado, Arkansas, "This hot side dish pairs two colorful vegetables and a savory dressing. I never have leftovers."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 pound broccoli, cut into spears
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  • 1. Combine the broccoli and squash in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, combine the remaining ingredients. Remove vegetables from steamer; drizzle with oil mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 86 calories, 18 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 7 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.