Summer Squash Saute

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8-10 servings

"Yes, my family loves squash of all kinds," confirms Shelbyville, Tennessee's Jane Chartrand, who shares this fresh-tasting dish sparked with flavors of bacon and Parmesan cheese.


  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups halved small sunburst or pattypan squash
  • 2 small yellow squash, cut into 1/2-in slices
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Stir in the squash, peppers and basil. Cover and cook until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from the heat; stir in vinegar and bacon. Sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese.

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