Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

Fresh zucchini and yellow squash steamed then mixed with a honey, basil and lime juice vinaigrette.

A flavorful vinaigrette of honey, basil and lime juice can connect the mild flavors of fresh tender summer squash.

Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

wet and dry herb mix for Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoon dried basil or ¼ cup fresh basil, minced

6 tablespoons soy sauce

2 tablespoons lime juice

¼ cup rice vinegar

¼ red wine vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons honey

To make the sauce, combine all the above ingredients in a large bowl, mix up well, and set aside.

steaming squash for Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

2 small yellow squash, sliced diagonally into 1 inch slices

2 small green squash, sliced diagonally into 1 inch slices

1 small Mexican squash, sliced diagonally into 1 inch slices

Add sliced squash to a steamer with already boiling water. Steam the vegetables for 5 minutes, stirring them twice to evenly steam them. They should still be crunchy when steamed after 5 minutes.

mixing cooked squash with herb mixture

Place steamed vegetables in to large bowl with the sauce ingredients. Mix the vegetables till well coated.

Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

Spoon vegetables into a serving bowl and enjoy as a side dish with your favorite main dish selection.


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6 thoughts on “Honey-Basil Summer Sqaush

    1. I am glad we could oblige you Jovina with a new recipe to add to your box!! 🙂

      As always thanks for leaving your thoughts and for taking the time to stop by.


  1. I have never hears of Bragg’s soy Protein. I will be looking for it in Swedish grocery stores. Thank you for the great tip for a non-GMO soy sauce. this recipe sounds delicious. I rarely eat squash or zucchini. I am thinking it would be worth changing that. I really enjoy your blogg and appreciat all the nutritional information. My husband and I both have health issues our diet is very important to me. This information has been very informative. I like the new recipes that shows me different ways to cook a meal.

    1. Wow thanks Honey!! I am really glad the post was more for than just a recipe. If you are interested in improving your health and how food correlates to a healthy you, check out our other website, the Health News Library at http://www.healthnewslibrary. com

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