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Smothered Yellow Squash With Basil Recipe

March 17th, 2013 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2tablespoonsolive oil
  2. 1 1/2lbsyellow squash, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/8 inch thick slices
  3. 2clovesgarlic, finely chopped or put through garlic press
  4. 1/2cupwater
  5. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/8teaspoonpepper
  7. 1/4cup finely choppedfresh basil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until hot, But not smoking, then add half of the squash and saute, stirring occionally, until browned, about 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer browned squash to a bowl, then heat remaing olive oil and saute remaining squash in the same maner.
  3. Return squash from bowl to skillet, add garlic and saute, stirring occasionally, 1 minute.
  4. Add water, salt, and pepper and simmer briskly, covered, until squash is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated, 6 to 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in basil and serve.

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