Steamed Squash and Zucchini Recipe

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Submitted by rae852004

Makes 4 servings



A filling, but low-calorie side dish.

Recipe Ingredients for Steamed Squash and Zucchini

1 1/2 cups yellow squash
1 1/2 cups zucchini
2 tbsp butter
1 salt to taste
2 cups water

Recipe Directions for Steamed Squash and Zucchini

  1. Slice one meduim yellow squash and one meduim zucchini (Will be about 1 1/2 cups of each)

  2. Place squash, zucchini, butter and water into a 12'' sauce pan with lid or a large pot with lid on meduim heat and allow to steam. Stir every 5-10 minutes. (NOTE: Margrine may be substituted for butter to reduce fat.)

  3. Allow to steam until sliced squash and zucchini is soft. Salt to taste.

  4. Other spices, like pepper, chilli powder, etc. may be added for extra flavor.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, American, SteamStew

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 210.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
64
Calories from Fat
53
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.9g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
90mg
4%
Potassium
224mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
2.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
1.0g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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