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Give your freshly picked summer squash that extra flavor by chopping them up and following this sautéed summer squash in garlic butter recipe.




  • 1-1/4 pounds chopped summer squash
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice



  1. Chop summer squash into bite-size pieces.
  2. In a wide skillet over medium-high heat melt butter.
  3. Add summer squash and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally until squash pieces begin to brown and are just tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and gently stir in green onion, cheese and lemon juice.
  5. Serve immediately.


Serves 4


Nutrition Facts  
Serving Size: 1  
Servings per Recipe: 4  
Amount per Serving  
Calories: 73  
  % Daily Value
Total Fat: 5g 7%
Saturated Fat: 3 g 14%
Cholesterol: 12 mg 4%
Sodium: 216 mg 9%
Carbohydrate: 5 g 2%
Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7%
Protein: 4 g  
Potassium 11%
Calcium 10%
Iron 4%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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