Garlic Herb Sauteed Zucchini and Squash Recipe

Garlic Herb Sauteed Zucchini and Squash - the healthiest and freshest side dish EVER with zucchini and squash, sauteed with garlic herb butter.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Herb Sauteed Zucchini and Squash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 73 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced and quartered (about 8 oz)
  • 1 yellow squash, sliced and quartered (about 8 oz)
  • 4 oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped Italian flat leaft parsley leaves
  • 1 squirt lemon juice, (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat up a skillet on low to medium heat. Add the melted butter and saute the garlic until slighly browned. Add the zucchini, squash, cherry tomatoes and season with salt and black pepper. Lightly toss and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add the parsley and squirts of lemon juice (if using). You don't want to overcook the squash as you want to retain the crunch. Stir to combine well, dish out and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Herb Sauteed Zucchini and Squash Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 73 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 58mg 2%
Potassium 318mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 10.2%
Vitamin C 29.1%
Calcium 2.1%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.