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Recipe Joanna Neft
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Sautéed Summer Squash with Almonds

A simple dish bursting with flavor, this delectable summer squash recipe is from Joanne Neft’snew cookbook, The Art of Real Food. It can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish to any summer meal.

Yield: Serves 4

Sautéed Summer Squash with Almonds


  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 3 cups summer squash, large diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large shallot, sliced
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Heat oil in a large sauté pan and add squash. Sauté until beginning to caramelize. Add garlic and shallot and continue to cook 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in almonds and season to taste with salt and pepper.


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