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Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion Recipe

Looking for an easy Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion recipe? Learn how to make Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 4 servings



You can add black beans and corn to make a more substantial dish. Substitute cilanatro for the mint.

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 cup onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 lbs summer squash, cut in 1/2-inch dice
1 red bell pepper, cut in 1/4-inch dice
1 Freshly ground pepper
2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped

Recipe Directions for Summer Squash with Red Pepper and Onion

Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, and add the onion. Stir often and cook until tender, five to eight minutes, then add the garlic, summer squash, red pepper and about 3/4 teaspoon of salt. Turn the heat to medium-high and cook, stirring, until the squash is translucent and the red pepper tender, about 10 minutes. Add freshly ground pepper, taste and adjust salt. Stir in the mint, and remove from the heat. Serve as a side dish, or use it as a filling for a vegetable tart, gratin or frittata.
Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, American, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 239.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
116
Calories from Fat
66
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.3g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
7mg
0%
Potassium
485mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
12.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
2.5g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 92%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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