Put your garden vegetables to good use in this simple saute!
Course Side Dish
Keyword squash, tomatoes, zucchini
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1red bell peppercut into 1" pieces
2-3smallzucchinicut into 1" pieces
2smallyellow squashcut into 1" pieces
1mediumyellow onionlarge dice
1/8 -1/4teaspoonred pepper flakesdepending on how much heat you like
1tablespoonchopped fresh thyme
1teaspoonchopped fresh rosemary
1 14ounce cancherry tomatoes in juiceor diced tomatoes
In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté 2-3 minutes until softened and slightly translucent. Add the red bell pepper and continue cooking another 2-3 minutes. Add the zucchini, squash and kosher salt. Stir to combine and place a tight fitting lid on the pan. Cook 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables have softened slightly. Add the can of tomatoes, the garlic, red pepper flakes, thyme, rosemary and dried basil and stir to blend. Cook an additional 8-10 minutes with the lid on the pan, stirring occasionally.
Toss with lemon zest and fresh basil. Serve.
While this is a tasty side dish on its own, it's also makes a delicious main course served over pasta with some grated cheese.