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Summer Squash Stir-Fry

 Summer Squash Stir-Fry
"With an abundance of squash, green peppers, tomatoes and onion from our garden, this fresh-tasting recipe is both easy and economical to prepare," writes Doris Stein from Ojai, California. For a more substantial side dish, add cubed cooked ham and sprinkle with cheese.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 small zucchini or yellow summer squash, cut int 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 medium tomato, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham, optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a skillet, saute the zucchini, green pepper and onion in butter
  • until crisp-tender. Stir in the tomato and ham if desired; heat
  • through. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. remove from the heat. Top
  • with cheese if desired; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 97 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 68 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.