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Sauteed Patty Pan Squash


"Rarely can you find patty pan (aka scalloped) squash in the grocery store. However, many farmers markets have them. In Texas, it seems that every farmers market is overflowing with squash come June. However, if you can't find them, any summer squash will do. I also have made this recipe using yellow squash and zucchini and it was quite delicious. The freshness of the ingredients scream “summer”."
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25 m servings 79 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over medium-high heat until foaming, 1 to 2 minutes. Saute onion in the olive oil-butter until tender and translucent, about 3 minutes. Add squash and garlic; season with lemon pepper. Saute mixture until squash is easily pierced with a fork, 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Mix spinach, parsley, and basil into squash mixture; saute until spinach wilts, about 1 minute. Squeeze lemon juice over mixture and sprinkle in Parmesan cheese; stir well. Season mixture with salt and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 79 calories; 6.6 g fat; 4.4 g carbohydrates; 1.5 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 141 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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This was a tasty little side dish. Very fresh, easy to prepare, and beautifully colourful. The parmesan was a nice touch! My only complaint is that my husband & I found the flavours a wee-bit bl...

I was in a hurry getting dinner ready and was looking for a Squash side dish . I Misread the directions and found myself short of lemon juice and spinach. The parsley and basil were from the sp...

This recipe was a total hit for us. My husband's first bite brought a "ummmm" delight! I used 1 HUGE homegrown patty pan squash from our daughter's garden and found that I needed to cover the pa...

Nice easy recipe for a quick summer side dish. I added zucchini because I had some on hand, and omitted the cheese because I was out. But it was still flavorful and delicious. This was my first ...

This was very good. Very flavorful. I added more than a dash of lemon pepper, gave it a few good shakes. I used dried basil and parsley, and added a little summer savory. I also added some cherr...

We love squash so I am alway looking for another way to fix it and this did not disappoint. It was easy, delicious and was a really pretty presentation too. I did not have much spinach to add so...

This was the first time I ever prepared Patty Pan recipe. It turned out great and loved by everyone!

My family thought it was a potato dish! Yummy!

I always try to make recipe as described before any changes. i did omit onions & garlic due to allergies to both. but recipe as described even with out onions was very tasty and would definitely...