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Sauteed Baby Squash with Basil and Feta

Sautéed Baby Squash with Basil and Feta

  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top


Sauteed Baby Squash with Basil and Feta – baby pattypan squash is sauteed and then tossed with fresh basil and feta cheese.



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups baby pattypan squash, halved (about 18 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil


  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add oil to pan, swirling to coat; heat 20 seconds.
  3. Add squash to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in salt and pepper.
  5. Transfer squash mixture to a serving platter. Sprinkle with cheese and basil.

Recipe Notes:

adapted from Cooking Light April 2008

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