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Summer Squash and Tomatoes with Basil
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
 

Summer Squash and Tomatoes with Basil

Course: Sides
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Squash and Tomatoes with Basil
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 104 kcal
Author: Alyssa Brantley
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds summer squash quartered and cut into 1/4" thick pieces
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • 10 to 12 turns freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound ripe tomatoes cut into bite sized pieces
  • handful fresh basil leaves cut into chiffonade
Instructions
To Prepare:
  1. Clean squash, quarter and slice into 1/4" thick pieces.

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  2. Cut tomatoes into bite sized pieces, removing any hard white cores. You do not have to remove the seeds unless you are using large beefsteak type tomatoes.

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  3. To chiffonade the basil leaves, lay the leaves flat in a pile, roll them from top to bottom and then thinly slice across the "roll". Here is a great tutorial.
To Cook:
  1. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Once hot add oil, squash and 1/2 teaspoon of the kosher salt along with freshly ground black pepper.

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  2. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes until squash are beginning to look translucent and fork tender.
  3. Add tomatoes, remaining 1/4 teaspoon of kosher salt and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.

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  4. Remove from heat, stir in basil, adjust salt and pepper to taste, serve immediately and Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Summer Squash and Tomatoes with Basil
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 443mg19%
Potassium 647mg18%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1050IU21%
Vitamin C 40.6mg49%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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