Healthy Summer Squash

Healthy Summer Squash is a delicious, easy and quick Italian style side recipe. It takes only 16 minutes total time to prepare and cook. Zucchini, yellow squash and tomatoes are well seasoned and sauteed in a skillet. A fantastic summer side dish that is also a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low cholesterol, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (2) PointsPlus per serving and also  heart healthy and diabetic recipe. Makes (4) servings. Healthy Summer Squash will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.healthy-summer-squash

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 6 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium size yellow summer squash, sliced, 1/4″ thick
1 medium size zucchini, sliced, 1/4″ thick
1 tsp finely crushed Rosemary leaves
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp fresh ground sea salt
1 cup grape tomatoes

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add in the yellow squash & zucchini; cook and stir 3 minutes.

2. Sprinkle with the spices. Add in the tomatoes; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 2
Carb Choices: 0

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 64, Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 0mg, Sodium: 108mg, Sugars: 2g, Carbohydrates: 5mg, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 2g

Original recipe and image from: McCormick & Company, Inc. http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Salads-Sides/Summer-Squash-Saute

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