Friday, October 22, 2010

Summertime Squash

Day 5 of the 30 Day Tasty Vegetable Challenge

Today's recipe was submitted by Dinner Together reader Kristin Harper. Kristin describes this recipe as her  favorite side dish. I wanted to get it up here now while you still might have a chance of finding some fresh summer squash. Enjoy!

Summertime Squash

                1 teaspoon cornstarch
                1/8 teaspoon salt
                1/4 cup vegetable broth
                1 small zucchini cut into 1/4-inch slices
                1 small yellow summer squash cut into 1/4-inch slices
                1/2 small sweet red pepper cut into strips
                1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
                1/2 teaspoon butter
                1 garlic clove minced

  • In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt and broth until smooth; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, saute the zucchini, squash and red pepper in oil and butter until tender.
  • Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Total Time: 20Min.
Serves: 2

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