Yellow Squash Ribbons with Red Onion and Parmesan (Optional: Add Grilled Chicken)

Yellow Squash

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

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

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