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
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.
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.
Place steamed vegetables in to large bowl with the sauce ingredients. Mix the vegetables till well coated.
Spoon vegetables into a serving bowl and enjoy as a side dish with your favorite main dish selection.
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