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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Type:
Side Dishes
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Southern Fried Squash

A slimmed down version of southern style fried yellow squash.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place iron skillet on stove and get pan hot.
  2. Wash and rinse squash. Slice squash in rounds, as thick as you like.
  3. Place in a gallon Ziploc bag. Add salt, pepper, and olive oil spray to slightly coat.
  4. Add cornmeal and shake the bag, coating the squash.
  5. Pour into hot skillet. Cook, flipping the squash occasionally, until squash is browned and cooked down.
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I was doing this already, but I don't put the cornmeal in it. I also left the bag in the fridge over night or a couple of days then cooked it. I think it really had time to soak up the olive oil and seasoning. Very good.
24 Jun 10 by member: GSiemens2010
very good
05 Jul 10 by member: garey perkins
Squash is one of my favorite vegetables and this is the way I always prepare it, except that I don't add the cornmeal; I just don't think it's necessary. The dish is delicious without it.
10 Feb 11 by member: RandyB1961
I have fixed this twice and both times it was great.. Husband loves it and that is all I needed to know..Thanks Kcook323
30 Jun 11 by member: BHA

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 51 calories in 1 serving of Southern Fried Squash.
Calorie break-down: 8% fat, 76% carbs, 16% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 4
Calories 51
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 0.48g 1%
  Saturated Fat 0.09g 0%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.227g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.092g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 150mg 6%
Potassium 320mg  
Total Carbohydrate 9.73g 3%
  Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
  Sugars 2.54g  
Protein 2g  
 
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
3%
of RDI*
(51 calories)
3% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (76%)
 
Fat (8%)
 
Protein (16%)
Carbohydrates, 9.73g (76%) Fat, 0.48g (8%) Protein, 2g (16%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories