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Foodie Friday - Summer Squash & Zucchini Saute

by Scott G. on August 29, 2013

This healthy recipe could be a quick and easy vegetarian entree or a great side dish. With only 12 calories for 1/2 cup, summer squash is a great veggie to fill you up with not a lot to burn off!








1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, halved and sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced
1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced
1 tbsp fresh oregano, minced (or 1 tsp dried)
1/4  tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (15 ounce) can great northern beans, drained and rinsed
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Add the zucchini, squash, oregano, salt and pepper and continue cooking until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.

Add the beans, tomatoes and vinegar and heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve.

Per  1 1/4  cup serving:  195 calories, 6 g fat, 2 g sat fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 600 mg sodium, 25 g carbs and 11 g protein.