Thursday, June 18, 2009
Summer Squash Oregano
I wanted to share from Southern Living 1997 Annual Favorites Cookbook so you too can enjoy this yuumy quick and colorful veggie dish!! It's one of my favorite summer recipes, and a hit with almost everyone else too. Granddaughter Madyson likes it and calls it "Squash-a -Bug"
SUMMER SQUASH OREGANO
1/2 cup butter, or olive oil; the tastes will change the dish, both are wonderful
1 onion, minced
1-2 cloves garlic, minced, quantity according to personal taste
1 green pepper, chopped ALSO PRETTY to substitute or ADD to this
1/2-1 red, orange, yellow peppers, chopped
2 TBSP chopped fresh oregano, (dried is OK, but fresh is ALWAYS better!)
1 lb yellow squash, sliced
1 lb zucchini, sliced
4 tomoatoes, chopped
1/2-1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Melt butter, or pour oil into wok, add onion, garlic, peppers and saute' till tender. Stir in squash, zucchini nd oregano, cover and cook abou 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
STIR IN tomatoes, salt and pepper, cook uncovered until squash is tender, sprinkle with cheese, and serve.
About 6-8 servings