Recipe of the Month: Italian Style Summer Squash

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 large summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • ⅓ Tbsp. sweet, fresh basil
  • 6 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese or Romano cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper (optional, to taste)


  1. Using a large, ovenproof frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil on medium high.
  2. Arrange the squash in the pan, add the water and season lightly with salt, pepper and basil.
  3. Cover and cook over medium heat for five minutes, or until tender.
  4. Sprinkle with the cheese and drizzle with the remaining oil. Place under a preheated broiler and broil until the cheese melts and browns slightly.

Makes: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving)

Total Calories 110
Total Fat 9 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrates 4 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 115 mg