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Simple Summer Squash

Use fresh herbs to add lots of flavor to this summertime side dish.

Simple Summer Squash

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 pound summer squash, sliced
1 tomato(es), wedged
1/2 onion(s), sliced
1 garlic clove(s), minced
1 tablespoon fresh basil, torn
1/4 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


Heat oil in a saucepan over medium high heat.

Add squash, onion, and garlic to the pan and cook until beginning to brown. Add the tomato and continue to cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally. Cook until the tomato juice begins to evaporate, about 5 minutes.

Sprinkle with basil and stir until mixed. Remove from heat.

Sprinkle with shredded cheese, salt, and pepper. Stir well until mixed and cheese has melted. Serve immediately.

Source: Eat Smart, Move More VA

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