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Summer Squash, Italian Style

Summer Squash, Italian Style

24 Ratings
24 Ratings
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Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Fresh sweet basil and cheese give summer squash a burst of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 summer squash (medium, thinly sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • salt and pepper (optional, to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon sweet basil, fresh
  • 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese or Romano cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Using a large, ovenproof frying pan, heat 1 Tablespoon of oil to medium high.
2. Arrange squash in pan, add water and season lightly with salt, pepper and basil.
3. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until tender crisp.
4. Sprinkle with cheese and drizzle with remaining oil. Place under a preheated broiler and broil until cheese melts and browns slightly.
Tip: Add cut up fresh tomatoes, green peppers, green beans, eggplant, onions, or other vegetables in season.
 

Notes

Learn more about summer squash.

Source:

Connecticut Food Policy Council, Farm Fresh Summer Recipes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (108g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 98
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 104 mg
Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 97 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 136 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 98
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 3 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.4 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 97 mg
Potassium 136 mg
Sodium 104 mg
Copper 29 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 12 mg
Phosphorus 71 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 21 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.1 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 10 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 4 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/2 cups
Dairy 1/4 cups

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