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South Beach Style Savory Squash Saute

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.

Ready In:
20mins
Serves:
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ingredients

  • 2 small yellow squash, halved lengthwise and sliced about 1/4 in thick
  • 13 cup vidalia onion, sliced thin
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 3 slices turkey bacon
  • 14 cup dry white wine
  • 12 teaspoon Splenda sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon all purpose Greek seasoning, like cavendar (optional)
  • salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

directions

  • Fry turkey bacon over medium-high heat in pan until crisp.
  • Depending on the brand of turkey bacon you use you may need to coat the pan slightly with cooking spray.
  • Remove bacon from pan and let drain on paper towels if oily, then crumble when cooled.
  • In the same pan, over medium-high heat add olive oil and then onions.
  • Sauté onions until they start to become translucent.
  • Add garlic, and yellow squash.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sauté for 1-2 minutes until squash is still crisp-tender.
  • Add white wine and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, add Splenda and Greek seasoning and stir to combine.
  • Let simmer for 10 minutes or until your desired tenderness for squash.
  • Just before serving, stir in crumbled bacon and serve.
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"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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  1. iris5555
    This is a great way to prepare summer squash. Very tasty
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  2. Teddys Mommy
    My aunt who is doing the South Beach Diet, and my mother were visiting so I cooked this along with my low carb lemon caper chicken. Delightful! This will be a staple at our house! Thank you so much.
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  3. Julie
    Very tasty...diet or no diet. Thanks for a great recipe we will enjoy again in the future.
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  4. shimmerchk
    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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