This is an easy Sauteed zucchini and tomatoes recipe that makes for an excellent side dish for a BBQ, lunch, or dinner. Fresh zucchini, tomatoes, and onions come together for a wonderful healthy side dish.
We make this year-round, but it is especially great in the late summer when zucchini is at its peak. If you have zucchini from your garden, this is a fabulous way to use them.
Why this Recipe?
It is perfect for a dinner following a trip to the farmers' market. You can also substitute banana squash for Italian squash. This dish is also very versatile and goes with meat, fish, seafood or even as a tasty dish by itself over rice.
In fact, sometimes I just make it for a meal for myself when I have a taste for some fresh vegetables. It is a terrific low-carb side dish idea.
All you need is a little olive oil, some spices and these vegetables. It is a family favorite and really easy to make with just 5 ingredients.
Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes Ingredients
You just need a few ingredients.
this meal comes together in a skillet on hour stovetop in just minutes.
How to Make Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes
- Chop zucchini and onions after washing. Cut up tomatoes and set them aside.
- In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil. Add zucchini
- Add tomatoes.
- Add onions and sprinkle with basil and salt. Serve immediately
A perfect side dish for all seasons. Sometimes I cut the zucchini in rounds just to change it up. You can also add a little Parmesan cheese on top if you like.
More Easy Zucchini Recipes
- Baked Zucchini Casserole is one I have been making for years. Made with fresh zucchini and ground beef with just enough spice to make a wonderful dinner idea.
- Zucchini Boats. Made with ground beef, a tomato-based sauce, and cheese, these are delicious and flavorful!
- Tomato and Zucchini Salad - super easy to make,
- Best Ever Zucchini Bread - moist and buttery and full of summer goodness.
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Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes Recipe
Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes
- 2-3 zucchini squash sliced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- ¼ cup red onion diced
- 2 medium tomatoes
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon basil
- 1. Heat olive oil over medium heat.
- 2. Slice zucchini and chop tomatoes and onion.
- 3. Add zucchini to the heated pan for about 2-4 minutes or until squash becomes tender.
- 4. Add chopped onion and stir.
- 5. Add tomato and stir the vegetables. Cook an additional 2 minutes until tomatoes are warmed through.
- 6. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and basil.
You can save time by prepping the vegetables and storing in your refrigerator until ready to use.
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