Summer Squash Stir Fry

July 7, 2023 / 5 mins read

Servings: 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or other vegetable oil)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups summer squash (washed and sliced)
  • 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • seasonings, to taste, optional (Suggested seasonings: garlic powder, pepper, cumin, thyme, basil, or oregano.)


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a skillet (the larger the better), heat oil on medium-high heat.
  3. Add onion and stir fry until onion is clear and begins to brown.
  4. Add carrots and stir until carrots are tender and crisp. Add squash and cook for about 2 minutes. Lower heat.
  5. Add seasonings of choice. Cook for 2 more minutes. Serve as a side dish.

Recipe & Photo by Connecticut Food Policy Council. Please visit MyPlate for nutrition information.

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