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Simple Sauteed Squash

Simple Sauteed Squash

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Simple Sautéed Squash is such an easy and delicious side dish! Low Carb, Gluten Free and only 3 simple ingredients that cook up quickly!

We love squash. We love it boiled, roasted, or made into zoodles (Try Lemon Dill Shrimp and Zuchinni Noodles!). And we love it as Simple Sauteed Squash.

Sometimes we use the yellow squash and sometimes we use green zucchini. It doesn’t matter.

Simple Sauteed Squash

Leave the peel on, peel it completely or peel it to leave zebra stripes; whatever you like. The zebra stripes leaves on some of the nutritious peel without being too much. I usually do it that way.

If the squash is especially big, it is better to cut the seeds out. Otherwise, they are fine left in there.

Peel as you wish, cut off the ends, cut into quarters and then dice into bite sized pieces.

I love the simplicity of this recipe. I keep a mixture of equal parts of salt, pepper and garlic powder in a container so it is easy to grab and use. This recipe is already very easy but that makes it even easier! 

seasoning in small mason jar with lid off and next to it

There is so much you can do with squash! And it is a good thing because if you have a garden, or your neighbor has a garden, or your parents have a garden. . . you get the idea. It is wonderfully prolific stuff!

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Simple Sauteed Squash is delicious with Low Carb Not Breaded Chicken, Crock Pot Garlic Herb Chicken, Grilled Citrus Chicken Freezer Meal, or Lemon Herb Baked Fish.

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Ingredients:

Ingredients for simple sauteed squash

 squash; green zucchini or yellow squash

 butter

 garlic powder

Salt and pepper

Directions:

Peel and dice squash. Leave some peel if desired. Remove seeds if desired.

Melt butter in skillet.

butter melting in frying pan

Add squash and seasonings.

adding seasoning to zucchini in frying pan

Sautee until desired texture, probably 5-10 minutes; longer for softer squash and less time for firm or crunchy.

Simple Sauteed Squash in frying pan

Stir frequently to coat evenly with butter and seasonings.  

Simple Sauteed Squash

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Simple Sauteed Squash in white bowl

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Simple Sauteed Squash

Simple Sauteed Squash

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes

Simple Sauteed Squash is such an easy and delicious side dish! Low Carb, Gluten Free and only 3 simple ingredients that cook up quickly!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound zucchini or any yellow or green squash; about 1 medium
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp garlic powder, or to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

    1. Peel and dice squash. Leave some peel if desired. Remove seeds if desired.
    2. Melt butter in skillet.
    3. Add squash and seasonings.
    4. Sautee until desired texture, probably 5-10 minutes; longer for softer squash and less time for firm or crunchy.
    5. Stir frequently to coat evenly with butter and seasonings.

Notes

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 71Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 15mgSodium 123mgCarbohydrates 4gNet Carbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 1g

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