Summer Squash Combo

By Debe Pendice

Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons white or red wine vinegar

  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or thyme or 1/2 teapoon dried oregano or thyme, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt

  • 1/4 to 1/2 crushed red pepper flakes

  • 3 green onions, trimmed

  • 1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise

  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise

Directions
  1. In a small bowl stir together vinegar, oil, oregano, lemon peel, Kosher salt, and crushed red pepper. Brush green onions, zucchini and summer squash with some of the vinegar mixture.For a charcoaled grill, place vegetables on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill until crisp-tender; turning occasionally. Allow 3 to 4 minutes for green onions and 5 to 6 minutes for ziccunin and summer squash.

  2. I do mine in a grill pan on the stove.

  3. Cut grilled vegetables in bite sized pieaces; transfer to a serving bowl. Toss with remaining vinegar mixture. Serve warm.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
6
Per Serving
Calories
51
Total Fat
5 g (1 g Sat.)
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
101 mg
Carbohydrates
2 g
Fiber
1 g
Protein
1 g

lunch side dish squash zucchini summer squash carbs under 45g ultra-low-carb

3 replies

Avera
Avera 2009-02-12 23:46:53 -0600 Report

Of course you knew I would love this recipe because I do love both of these kinds of squash. I'm glad you mentioned doing yours on the stove rather than the grill. I'm ready to do these now and my grill is stored up until warmer weather. lol