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5 from 10 votes

Summer Squash Sauté

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This easy one skillet Summer Squash Sauté is made with yellow squash, zucchini, cherry tomatoes, garlic, and Parmesan cheese. It is the perfect recipe for using up the end of the summer garden squash.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time11 mins


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large yellow squash chopped
  • 1 large zucchini chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Dash crushed red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese optional
  • Basil vinaigrette for drizzling, optional


  • Heat olive oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add yellow squash and zucchini and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add in the garlic and tomatoes and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, gently stirring, or until vegetables are crisp-tender and tomatoes are about ready to burst.
  • Season with salt and crushed red pepper. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if using, and drizzle with basil vinaigrette, if using. Serve immediately.