Steamed Yellow Squash

A side dish ready in 4 minutes or less! Yes, please. This Steamed Yellow Squash recipe is the definition of quick and easy.


4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.