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Summer Squash & Pepper Saute

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Summer squash and orange pepper give this herby side dish fantastic color. Remember this recipe—it complements almost any main dish. —Shirley Warren, Thiensville, WI
Summer Squash & Pepper Saute Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 medium sweet orange pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Saute squash and orange pepper in butter in a large skillet until crisp-tender. Add remaining ingredients; cook 4-5 minutes longer or until sugar is dissolved and vegetables are tender.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 90 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 352mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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