Summer Squash Medley

Do you have an abundance of squash in your gardens? This is a simple recipe to put them to good use without turning on your oven!

Makes: 6 Servings


1 onion, small
1 tablespoon olive oil (or canola oil)
1 1/2 yellow summer squash, small and sliced (can use 1-2 squash)
1 1/2 zucchini, small and sliced (can use 1-2 zucchini)
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
salt and pepper (to taste, optional)
1 can diced Italian tomatoes (14.5 ounces)
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (grated)


1. In large skillet, heat oil.
2. To heated oil, add squash and onion. Cook on medium heat until tender, about 10 minutes, stirring often.
3. Add tomatoes and simmer 5 minutes.
4. Season with garlic powder to taste. Add salt and pepper (optional), if desired.
5. Serve warm, topped with Parmesan cheese.

Source: University of Maryland Extension. Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program

By:  Ashley Goudey