Sauteed Vegetables #SundaySupper

Sauteed Vegetables

Sautéed Vegetables

Budget friendly dishes are always welcomed but especially around the holidays when it seems like we are spending more money. This recipe I developed for sautéed vegetables using squash and zucchini won’t break the bank but at the same time, offer a lot of flavor as a side dish to a fish, chicken or beef meal.

Many years ago my girlfriend had us over to dinner. I am not a real fan of squash or zucchini but she prepared a sautéed version that was out of this world. It was memorable. Well, it’s taken me this long to try to duplicate the recipe and I added my own twist. I have a mandolin and like using it, especially when I need consistent slices. I’m pretty good with a knife but the mandolin makes even slices so easy. Just use the guard! I implore you! I sliced my finger once, yes, all it takes is once, for then you will use that guard henceforth.

I was just recreating this for 2 but this recipe can easily be doubled for 4. Use the entire zucchini and a whole onion.

Sautéed Vegetables

2 Tablespoons butter

1/2 sweet onion, sliced about 1/4 inch thick

2 cloves garlic, finely minced

1/2 green zucchini, sliced evenly about 1/4 inch thick

1/2 yellow squash, sliced evenly about 1/4 inch thick

1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Juice of 1/2 a lemon

1/4 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until soft and translucent, stirring frequently. Add the garlic and stir for 1 minute, being careful not to burn garlic. Add green and yellow zucchini, lemon juice and parsley. Cook until zucchini are soft and just becoming translucent, about 4 – 5 minutes. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

Save-Your-Pennies Soups:
Bean and Bacon Soup by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Mexican Turkey Bean Soup by What Smells So Good?
Pasta e Fagioli by The Food Hunter’s Guide to Cuisine
Turkey and Dumpling Soup by Palatable Pastime
Vegan Broccoli Cheese Soup by Pancake Warriors

Budget-Savvy Bread and Salads:
Mom’s Buttermilk Biscuits by Grumpy’s Honeybunch
Turkey Salad by Food Done Light

Money-Saving Mains:
Black Bean and Bell Pepper Quesadillas by My San Francisco Kitchen
Cajun Blackened Chicken Thighs by Feeding Big
Chicken Enchilada Casserole by Cosmopolitan Cornbread
Chicken Enchiladas by The Freshman Cook
Chicken Piccata by Monica’s Table
Chicken Tetrazzini by Renee’s Kitchen Adventures
Chimichurri Chicken Thighs by Life Tastes Good
Dutch Baby Pancakes by Brunch with Joy
Easy Cheesy Egg Breakfast Bake with Potatoes and Sausage by From Gate to Plate [or breakfast]
Easy Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce by Fantastical Sharing of Recipes
Egyptian Rice and Lentils by Wholistic Woman
French Onion Soup Twice Baked Potato by Sew You Think You Can Cook
Gnocchi with Fennel and Pork by Caroline’s Cooking
Italian Baked Chicken by A Day in the Life on the Farm
Lasagna Stuffed Acorn Squash by Cupcakes & Kale Chips
One-Pot Creamy Chicken and Noodles by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
Orzo with Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potatoes by Cooking Chat
Sauteed Vegetables by Party Food and Entertaining
Turkey Sausage and Pasta by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Twice Baked Sweet Potato Bar by Momma’s Meals
Yakisoba (Japanese Stir Fried Noodles) by Curious Cuisinere

Don’t-break-the-bank Desserts:
Apple Pecan Bread Pudding by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Marshmallow Popcorn Balls by Pies and Plots
Slow Cooker Apple Gingerbread Crumble by The Crumby Cupcake

And more saving suggestions from the Sunday Supper Movement:
Budget-Friendly Meal Ideas for #SundaySupper

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13 Responses to Sauteed Vegetables #SundaySupper

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  8. Liz Berg says:

    I make a similar dish but add fresh thyme. I think it’s my favorite way to eat zucchini!!!

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  11. One of my favorite ways to cook summer squash.

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