Recipe courtesy of George Stella

Simple Squash and Basil Saute

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 13 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 cup sliced red onion

1 small yellow squash, cut into long 1/4-inch thick slices on the diagonal

1 small zucchini, cut into long 1/4-inch thick slices on the diagonal

1 clove garlic, finely chopped

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

3 cherry tomatoes, halved

1 tablespoon thinly sliced basil leaves


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, squash, zucchini, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes and basil and cook, stirring, until tender, about 1 minute more. Serve immediately.

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