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Steamed Yellow Squash

Prep time 2 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
A side dish ready in 4 minutes or less! Yes, please. This Steamed Yellow Squash recipe is the definition of quick and easy.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sliced yellow squash (about 4 squash)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon light butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 36
  • caloriesfromfat 45 %
  • fat 1.8 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 5.1 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 166 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place squash and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and cook at HIGH 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or just until squash is tender; drain. Toss with salt, pepper, and butter.

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