Smothered Yellow Squash With Basil


Food.com
35 mins (prep 15, cooking 20)
8 ingredients
4 servings
Love yellow squash. Smothering is a Cajun cooking term that refers to browning anything from meat to vegetables in oil, then braising it in a small amount of liquid, tightly covered, until tender. The recipe comes from Gourmet magazine.

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs yellow squash, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/8 inch thick slices
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped (or put through garlic press)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil

Nutrition

Serving Size (39.44 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 68.06 Calories from Fat 66.69
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7.41g 45.57%
Saturated Fat 1.02g 20.47%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 146.94mg 24.49%
Total Carbohydrate 0.6g 0.8%
Dietary Fiber 0.07 g 1.15%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.11g 0.89%
Vitamin A 0.14IU% Vitamin C 0.5mg%
Calcium 4.17mg% Iron 0.09mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
yellow squash, finely chopped fresh basil
 

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