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Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes

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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 heatlhy 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. 

Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes with onion

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.

 

Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes in bowl

Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes Ingredients

Looking for an easy zucchini recipe? This zucchini recipe is perfect for a side dish - with fresh tomatoes and onions.

You just need a few ingredients.

  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Onions
  • Basil
  • Oil

this meal comes together in a skillet on hour stovetop in just minutes.

How to Make Sautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes

  1. Chop zucchini and onions after washing. Cut up tomatoes and set them aside.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil. Add zucchini
  3. Add tomatoes.
  4. Add onions and sprinkle with basil and salt. Serve immediately

 

How to MakeSautéed Zucchini and Tomatoes

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. 

Sauteed zucchini and tomatoes

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Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes Recipe

Sauteed zucchini and tomatoes

Sauteed Zucchini and Tomatoes

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

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 side dish. 

Ingredients

  • 2-3 zucchini squash, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil

Instructions

    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.

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You can save time by prepping the vegetables and storing in your refrigerator until ready to use.

 

 

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moniqueis

Tuesday 19th of June 2012

This is perfect--thanks for sharing your easy recipe!

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