Baked Yellow Squash…In Season Now!

Easy, classic baked summer squash recipe. Fresh, cut herbs can be used along with, or in  place of the onion to contrast the sweetness of the squash.  images-8.jpeg



  • 6 medium summer squash, sliced
  • 1⁄4cup  butter
  • 1 medium  onion, sliced thinly or diced
  • salt & pepper



  1. Slice squash, into 1/4 to 1/2 inch  round sized pieces.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet.
  3. Add onion (herbs if desired) and cook just till tender.
  4. Add yellow squash and continue cooking over medium heat, stirring until squash begins to soften.
  5. Cover and continue cooking over low heat until nice and tender (usually about 20-25 minutes).
  6. Salt and pepper, to taste.

Enjoy!  2 Timothy 1:7

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This recipe, blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.


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