Italian Style Squash
Recipe type: Vegetable Side Dish
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Serves: 6
This is a simple and delicious way to cook zucchini, Mexican squash, or any kind of summer squash. This flavorful combination is a great accompaniment to meat or pasta dishes.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, quartered and sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 Mexican squash, quartered lengthwise and sliced ¼ inch thick.
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian style stewed tomatoes (these contain basil, garlic, and oregano)
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian Seasoning
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet with a lid over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic to pan and saute for approximately 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.
  3. Add squash, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to pan.
  4. Stir to mix well.
  5. Cover pan, and cook, covered, over medium heat for 10 minutes or until heated through and zucchini is crisp tender.
  6. Serve as a side to your favorite meat or pasta entree.
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at