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Summer Squash Sauté

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
This skillet prepared chicken recipe is an easy dinner idea you can prepare in 30 minutes or less.


  • 1 1/4 cups dry couscous
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into half moons
  • 1 large yellow squash, cut into half moons
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cups minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan


  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium. Add chicken & cook 5-7 minutes or until golden brown on all sides, stirring frequently.
  3. Add onion, pepper & garlic. Sauté 4-5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  4. Stir in zucchini, squash, tomatoes & basil. Sauté 4-5 minutes, stirring throughout.
  5. Top with parmesan & serve immediately. 


Summer squash like zucchini & yellow squash are low in calories, but high in potassium and folate!

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (282 g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 12%
    Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 60mg 20%
Sodium 160mg
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
    Total Sugars 5g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein 26g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 125mg 10%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 693mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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