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Summer Squash and Bell Pepper Saute with Bacon Recipe

Summer Squash and Bell Pepper Saute with Bacon Recipe

YELLOW SQUASH with colorful bell peppers makes an attractive and delicious combination that goes well with many entrees. I enjoy experimenting with new recipes, and fortunately, my husband likes new dishes appearing on the table. -Maxine Lynch, Boise City, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 bacon strip, diced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon each finely chopped green, sweet red and yellow pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch cubes


  • 1. In a skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Stir in onion, peppers and garlic; cook for 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add squash; cover and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 3/4-cup serving (prepared with turkey bacon) equals 77 calories, 3 g fat, 12 mg cholesterol, 191 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.