I finally got my family to like squash after I came across this unique recipe. I serve this delicious dish often, especially when squash abounds in our garden. --Dolores Wolff Rosenberg, Texas

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Recipe Summary test

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place 1 in. of water in a saucepan. Add squash and zucchini. Bring to a boil; cook for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.

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  • In the drippings, saute onion until tender. Add the squash, brown sugar and seasonings. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; protein 5.6g; carbohydrates 16.3g; fat 13.2g; cholesterol 19.3mg; sodium 543.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (31)

Rating: 5 stars
11/06/2007
wow, what a great recipe... if you want to omit some fat, you can skip on the bacon and fry/soften your onions in a little olive oil... results were just as tasty... also, I substituted a can of drained stewed tomatoes for the deseeded/diced tomatoes. This was delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/07/2010
I normally never take the time to review recipes, but this one is so perfect that I feel compelled to let everyone know how fantastic it is. I made the recipe exactly as directed, and my 3 boys were begging for more. Nothing needed to be changed or added. This is a new favorite, thanks for sharing!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/10/2007
This is the best simple squash recipe I've had yet! I did make a few changes. I just used a tspn of bacon drippings and added bacon bits to it before serving. I also cooked it all together covered in frying pan and added a little more chili powder for zip. Great summer dish! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/29/2010
I followed the recipes exactly. Very different and good dish. Next time I will cut back on the amount of time I cook the vegetables up front (or maybe skip it at all) because the vegetables got over cooked when I sauteed everything together at the end. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/20/2009
This is an yummy, somewhat sweet and interesting way to prepare zuccini/yellow squash. It complemented the BBQ salmon I made very well. Even my veggie-avoiding son ate it! I didn't have bacon, but he would have liked that even more I bet. I made it again and it is good with the bacon. Watch the red pepper if you don't like spicy. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/26/2012
This is the best squash recipe I've ever come across. Absolutely delicious, easy to make and gets even non-squash lovers talking about it. I did swap out regular bacon for turkey bacon and have used a variety of vegetables in the recipe - bell peppers, larger pieces of onion, eggplant. I've never used zucchini or tomato in my versions - so if you don't like those vegetables, no worries - you will still love this with your substitutions. I also use minced garlic, but I'm sure either would work fine. Happy eating! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/23/2011
This was pretty good. I really liked the blend of seasonings and the texture of the crunchy bacon. I altered it just a little: I used more of all the seasonings, I used turkey bacon, a can of diced tomatoes in juice, but I drained a lot of the juice out. I also added a little fresh mozzarella on top for serving. It was a great summer meal served with a glass of white wine. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/11/2011
This was so fresh and light tasting. I already had some cooked bacon - so I used a tbsp of butter instead. I also added a pinch of garlic salt, a sprinkle of Parmesan and left out the onion powder (I didn't have any). Even if this has to simmer longer because the rest of your meal is not ready - it still tastes great. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/12/2011
Fabulous! Now that summer is here, this is just what I was craving! Read More
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