This sauteed zucchini and squash dish is a wonderful low carb side dish with amazing flavors.
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It is so easy to transform a basic vegetable like zucchini or yellow squash into something special when you add the right ingredients to it. This recipe involves sauteing the vegetables then adding Italian-inspired zingy fresh lemon juice and peppery fresh basil leaves. These two additions are a fantastic complement to the squash and would be an amazing side dish to these Baked Chicken Thighs or Rainbow Trout with Almond Cream.
Slice the zucchini and squash – diagonal (bias) slices look slightly prettier, I think.
In a large sauté pan, add a few drops of olive oil and swish it around the pan. Place over a medium heat and add the vegetables. Cook until they have started to turn brown at the edges, turning occasionally to ensure even cooking.
When the zucchini and squash are cooked, squeeze over half a lemon and throw in some torn basil leaves. Season with salt and black pepper then serve!Sauteed Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Lemon and Basil #lowcarb Click To Tweet