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zucchini and thyme saute

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Susan Din
Houston, TX

A really delicious veggie side dish that uses some of that abundant garden zucchini/squash! Do not overcook this... it is best when the squash still has a bit of bite in it!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zucchini and thyme saute

  • 1 md
  • 1 md
    yellow squash
  • 4 oz
    green beans, fresh
  • 1 sm
    tomato or several cherry tomatoes
  • 4
    green onions-white part only
  • 1 md
    garlic clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, leaves fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, or to taste

How To Make zucchini and thyme saute

  • 1
    Rinse all veggies and cut squash into quarters lengthwise. Then slice into 1/4" pieces- on an angle, up the length of each piece.
  • 2
    Snap ends off green beans and cut on angles into 1/2" pieces. Chop tomatoes into large dice or quarter cherry tomatoes. Thinly slice the whites of the green onions. Mince garlic or use a microplane
  • 3
    Heat a large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil, onion and garlic, stirring for 30-60 seconds, then add green beans. Cook stirring occasionally for 1 minute, then add remaining vegetables. Continue cooking 2-3 minutes. Sprinkle with Thyme, salt and pepper. Continue cooking an additional 1-2 minutes. Do not overcook, the squash should retain it's form and not be mushy.