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    Golden Summer Squash

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    Lainey6605's Note:

    This is a brightly colored, simply prepared summer squash recipe that can be prepared in a matter of minutes, so there is no prolonged sweating over a hot stove! It tastes delicious hot, warm or at room temperature, so you can make it ahead of time without sacrificing any of its quality. This recipe can be expanded into more of a light vegetarian main dish if served over brown rice or barley (or a combination), and topped with the optional pine nuts and cheese. I cut this out of a recent newspaper article.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place a large skillet over medium heat.
    2. 2
      After about 1 minute, add 1 T of the olive oil, and swirl to coat the pan.
    3. 3
      Add the onion and salt.
    4. 4
      Cook, stirring often, for about 10 minutes, or until the onion becomes very tender and lightly golden.
    5. 5
      Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
    6. 6
      Return the pan to the heat and slick the pan with just a teaspoon or two more of olive oil.
    7. 7
      Add the squash in a single layer, and cook, without stirring, until very golden on the bottom, for 1-2 minutes.
    8. 8
      Toss or stir to flip the squash and continue cooking, undisturbed, for 1-2 minutes longer, or until deeply golden brown on the other side.
    9. 9
      Toss in the garlic, and return the onions to the pan.
    10. 10
      Mix well, and season to taste with additional salt, if needed, and with a good amount of freshly ground black pepper.
    11. 11
      Serve hot, warm or at room temperature, garnished with a light sprinkling of thyme, and pine nuts and/or cheese, if desired.
    12. 12
      NOTE: You can make this with any of the thin-skinned, quick cooking squash varieties such as yellow patty pan, zucchini, crooknect, etc.
    13. 13
      Peeling the squash is optional.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 24, 2009

      55

      We really enjoyed this! Made as directed, without the pine nuts (forgot to buy them!) Loved the feta addition!

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    • on September 16, 2007

      55

      I have to give this five stars for its lovely flavor :-) Lainey's right, it's lovely with rice- we served Brown Rice Pilaf. The pine nuts really make it special. But the problem is that, to cook all that squash in a single layer, you have to either own a HUGE frying pan, or do it in three batches! Still, thanks for posting!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Golden Summer Squash

    Serving Size: 1 (254 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 96.1
     
    Calories from Fat 48
    50%
    Total Fat 5.4 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 0.7 g
    3%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 77.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.5 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 6.1 g
    24%
    Protein 2.6 g
    5%

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