I created this recipe at a time when i am growing a tad weary of salads and side salads and wanted a great vegetable side dish. I have always loved my Aunt Norma's stewed squash, and keeping her souther style- recipe in mind I created this yummy south beach friendly version.
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- 2 small yellow squash, halved lengthwise and sliced about 1/4 in thick
- 1/3 cup vidalia onion, sliced thin
- 1 garlic clove, crushed
- 3 slices turkey bacon
- 1/4 cup dry white wine
- 1/2 teaspoon Splenda sugar substitute
- 1 teaspoon all purpose Greek seasoning, like cavendar (optional)
- salt & fresh ground pepper
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1Fry turkey bacon over medium-high heat in pan until crisp.
- 2Depending on the brand of turkey bacon you use you may need to coat the pan slightly with cooking spray.
- 3Remove bacon from pan and let drain on paper towels if oily, then crumble when cooled.
- 4In the same pan, over medium-high heat add olive oil and then onions.
- 5Sauté onions until they start to become translucent.
- 6Add garlic, and yellow squash.
- 7Season with salt and pepper.
- 8Sauté for 1-2 minutes until squash is still crisp-tender.
- 9Add white wine and bring mixture to a boil.
- 10Reduce heat to medium-low, add Splenda and Greek seasoning and stir to combine.
- 11Let simmer for 10 minutes or until your desired tenderness for squash.
- 12Just before serving, stir in crumbled bacon and serve.
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Nutritional Facts for South Beach Style Savory Squash Saute
Serving Size: 1 (99 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 65.2
- Calories from Fat 31
- Total Fat 3.4 g
- Saturated Fat 0.7 g
- Cholesterol 9.4 mg
- Sodium 133.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 4.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
- Sugars 2.5 g
- Protein 2.5 g