Bacon and Onion Squash Sauté

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Makes: 3 servings

Hands-on time: 18 min.

Total time: 18 min.

Server this quick and easy side dish straight from the skillet.

3 hickory-smoked bacon slices

3 cups sliced yellow squash (¾ lb.)

¾ cup chopped onion

¼ tsp. table salt

¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper

¼ cup (1 oz.) freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme

1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 1 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon.

2. Increase heat to medium-high. Sauté squash and onion in hot drippings 6 to 8 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; sprinkle with salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese; stir until cheese melts. Sprinkle with bacon and thyme.

Budget Special:

Substitute zucchini for the yellow squash, if that’s what you have on hand.

Reprinted with permission from SOUTHERN LIVING WHAT’S FOR SUPPER:  5-Ingredient Weeknight Meals.


  1. James Robert says

    My kids have been having squash a lot at their Aunt’s house on Sunday after church and they love it. I will have to try this one for them. They love bacon and this sounds great

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