Skillet Summer Squash

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The good old-fashioned country way. This is definitely NOT diet food. You don't drain the bacon fat off after you brown it. If you really have to, you can substitute butter, but it won't be the same. You can also use this recipe with a combination of yellow and pattypan squash.

close up view of Skillet Summer Squash with bacon and rosemary in a pan
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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 slices bacon, cut into small pieces

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 pounds summer squash, sliced diagonally 1/2 inch thick

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook and stir bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp, 8 to 10 minutes. Add onions and cook in the bacon drippings until softened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add squash, salt, and black pepper; stir to coat.

  2. Cover skillet and cook squash mixture over low heat until tender, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

182 Calories
13g Fat
12g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 182
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 239mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 580mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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