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PICT RECIPE Summer Squash Stirfry - USDA

Summer Squash Stirfry - USDA

Makes: 4 Servings

Jazz up this summer dish by adding cumin, garlic powder, or fresh basil.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups summer squash (washed and sliced)
  • 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • seasonings, to taste (optional)

Directions

  1. In a skillet (the larger the better), heat oil on medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and stir fry until onion is clear and begins to brown.
  3. Add carrots and stir until carrots are tender and crisp. Add squash and cook for about 2 minutes. Lower heat.
  4. Add seasonings of choice. Cook for 2 more minutes. Serve as a side dish.

Notes

Suggested seasonings (if using): garlic powder, pepper, cumin, thyme, basil, or oregano - fresh basil is wonderful with this.

Source: Connecticut Food Policy Council.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup, 1/4 of recipe

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

59

Total Fat

4 g

Saturated Fat

1 g

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

24 mg

Carbohydrates

7 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

4 g

Added Sugars included

0 g

Protein

1 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

23 mg

Iron

0 mg

Potassium

276 mg