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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
2/3 cup: 83 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 147mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
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  • lmmanda
    Jul 1, 2014

    Excellent flavor! Will be making again

  • Katisha
    Jun 3, 2013

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  • rschamber
    Dec 22, 2012

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  • katlaydee3
    Nov 29, 2012

    I did not really like this at all. It had a medicine-like flavor which had to be from the combination of herbs.

  • lljenkins49
    Nov 2, 2012

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  • dikurek
    Jul 26, 2010

    My husband loved it and he is not usually into semi-healthy foods and this tasted Great!

  • angelasandoval
    Aug 20, 2009

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  • Maeila
    Jul 24, 2007

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