Summer Squash Stir-Fry

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 13, 2022
"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.


  • 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


  1. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 97 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 68mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.