Although it's still hot outside, Labor Day is here to remind us summer is coming to an end. It's not too late to enjoy some delicious summer squash, in fact our friends here in Las Vegas probably see excellent summer squash selections all year around. Here is a simple recipe to help you incorporate this affordable vegetable into your diet.
1. 2 tablespoons olive oil
2. 1 small sliced onion
3. 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
4. 1 teaspoon salt
5. 1/4 teaspoon pepper
6. 2 small zucchinis, cut in 1/2 inch slices
7. 2 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2 inch slices
8. 1 bay leaf
9. 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add onion, cook while stirring 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
Mix in tomatoes and season with salt and pepper.
Continue to cook and stir about 5 minutes.
Add zucchini, yellow squash, baby leaf and basil.
Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
Remove bay leaf and serve.
This will pair well with a lean protein like chicken or fish. You can also serve it over quinoa or pasta. We hope you will enjoy this recipe and the rest of your summer.