Sautéed Yellow Squash with Basil and Pine Nuts

When sliced lengthwise on a mandoline, lightly sauteéd summer squash does a great job of imitating pasta, making a light, healthy, gluten-free dish.

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  • Servings: 4

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  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ounce pine nuts
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups torn basil leaves
  • 3 medium yellow squash, sliced lengthwise paper-thin on a mandoline
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over moderately high heat. Add the garlic, pine nuts and red pepper. Sauté for 1 minute and add the squash. Toss and sauté over moderate heat for 2 minutes. Add the basil, toss, and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Contributed By Photo © Emily Farris Published January 2003

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