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How to Prepare Summer Squash

Zucchini and yellow squash are packed with many important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They also have high fiber content and a low calorie count.


  1. Cut in half lengthwise. 
  2. Cut crosswise into half-moons. 
  3. Cook with oil over medium heat until browned, stirring occasionally. 
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Serve warm.

Here’s a delicious recipe you can try at home:

Sautéed Zucchini & Squash
Makes 4 servings


  • 2 yellow squash, cut into half moons
  • 2 zucchini, cut into half moons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add zucchini and squash. Cook, stirring occasionally, until squash and zucchini are lightly browned and tender.
  3. Stir in garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook for 30 seconds more and serve warm.

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