Weight-Loss Recipe: Sautéed Summer Squash

by Andrea Beaman
  • Level: Beginner


  • 2 yellow summer squash
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 6-7 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt, to taste

Fix a low-calorie, high-fiber snack for yourself with this summer squash recipe. Squash is a good source of vitamins A, C, and B6, magnesium, folate, riboflavin, phosphorus and potassium.


  1. Cut yellow summer squash into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  2. In a frying pan, heat olive oil on medium high flame. Add summer squash, tomatoes, garlic and fresh basil.
  3. Add a pinch of sea salt, cover and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a platter and serve immediately.

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