I have been trying to eat better. You know, less carbs, less sugar, more fresh veggies and conscientious of what goes into my mouth. Sometimes that is hard for me. I like to eat what I want. I know, that sounds prideful. BUT, I know in the long run I do feel better and stronger when I take good care of my body and brain. My Sauteed Yellow Summer Squash with Leeks Recipe has become a “go to” for me.
With the melted Parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes, makes it even more flavorful!
Let me share the recipe so that you can make it for you and your family.
You will need:
3-large yellow summer squash, washed and dried
2-full size leeks, washed and dried
3 Tablespoons-Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 cloves crushed garlic
2 Tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes
Directions for Sauteed Yellow Summer Squash with Leeks Recipe
On medium heat, add extra virgin olive oil to pan. Heat until warm.
Slice yellow summer squash and leeks into 1/4 inch disk slices.
Chop and crush fresh garlic cloves.
Gradually add summer squash and leeks into warm olive oil.
Stir while cooking, until summer squash and leeks become translucent.
Sprinkle crushed garlic over the summer squash and leeks.
Cover with tight pan lid. Leave on for about two minutes, or until garlic is cooked through.
Slide Sauteed Yellow Summer Squash with Leeks onto a pretty serving dish.
Top with grated Parmesan cheese and crushed red pepper flakes.
This is ideal as a side dish at your next Bar-B-Que, Holiday meal or just as a stand alone veggie plate.
I hope you will try my Sauteed Yellow Summer Squash with Leeks Recipe soon. The buttery flavor from the Parmesan cheese and the heat from the crushed red pepper flakes is what highlights the flavor combination. SO delish!
This is definitely one dish that helps me to eat healthier. And feel better about my veggie intake.
Let me know when you try it and what you think. I would love to know.
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