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Yellow Squash Ribbons with Red Onion and Parmesan (Optional: Add Grilled Chicken)
Yellow Squash Ribbons with Red Onion and Parmesan (Add Grilled Chicken – Optional)
This super easy dish can also be made with zucchini or a colorful combination of zucchini and yellow squash. Add chicken for additional protein.
4 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Nutritional Information: Calories 84 Calories from Fat 36 % Fat 3.4 g Sat fat 1.4 g Monofat 1.4 g Polyfat 0.3 g Protein 4.5 g Carbohydrate 10.4 g Fiber 3.8 g Cholesterol 5 mg Iron 1 mg Sodium 266 mg Calcium 128 mg
4 medium yellow squash (about 1 1/2 pounds)
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup thinly vertically sliced red onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup (1 ounce) shaved fresh Parmesan cheese
Using a vegetable peeler, shave squash into ribbons to measure 5 cups. Discard seeds and core of squash.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add squash, onion, and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until onion is tender, gently stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add salt, red pepper, and black pepper, and toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.