The Easiest Thing to Make with Summer Squash or Zucchini

Ever wondered what the difference is between zucchini and summer squash? 

Nothing.  The answer is nothing.  It's all the same thing. 

I like to call it "summer squash" because it sounds gourmet.  To me, "zucchini" is a giant baseball bat that your aunt gives you from her garden because she's tired of making zucchini bread herself.

Let's think outside the box of zucchini bread.  Here's a simple side dish that only takes minutes to make.

 I cut my summer squash into quarters lengthwise and then 1/8 inch thick slices.

I cut my summer squash into quarters lengthwise and then 1/8 inch thick slices.

Sauteed Summer Squash

1 T. oil
Green or yellow summer squash- as much as you need for your family
1/2 cup chopped onions
Salt and pepper
1 T. fresh grated ginger* (optional)
Shredded parmesan  (optional)

Heat oil in skillet. 
Add summer squash and onions (if using).  Cook until tender, flipping the squash frequently to cook evenly. 
Season with salt and pepper and fresh grated ginger.  Garnish with parmesan if you like.  Enjoy! 

*See my ginger trick here.

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