Microwave Yellow Squash

Microwave Yellow Squash promotional pic Microwaved chicken squash is a delectable and simple manner to make your favorite summer squash side dish. Cooked, seasoned, and fix in under 5 minutes !
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Microwaving yellow squash is an easy way to make your favorite veggies whether you ‘re home or away. Imagine the hotel meals, dormitory room, or uses for this dim-witted steamed squash recipe when the oven breaks down.

All you need is formative wrapping, a bowl, body of water, and your favored summer squash ! once you know how to microwave summer squash you ‘ll never want to cook it any other direction again !
I ‘ll be honest, I did n’t know Cling Wrap was microwavable until I was already 28 years old. After that, it was a reasonably big game-changer. I love simplified meals and we are big summer squash eaters around here .
Steamed vegetables in the microwave save me so a lot time and campaign that they ‘re much a go-to when I need a vegetable on the dinner plate. You ‘re going to LOVE this microwave summer squash recipe !
a covered bowl of yellow squash and onions next to a box of cling wrap and pitcher of water

🥘 Ingredients

  • Yellow Squash
  • Onion
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Italian Seasonings
  • Water

For the accurate measurements, please see the recipe calling card below .

🍽 Equipment needed

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  • Glad Cling Wrap
  • Microwave Safe Bowl
  • Measuring Spoons

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🔪 Instructions

Check out how to make yellow squash in the microwave with these simple step-by-step instructions:
Wash and slice the yellow squash. Add to a microwave-safe stadium .
Chop your onion and add it to the bowl of squash .
a glass bowl full of diced onion and sliced yellow squash
Add in just enough water to cover the buttocks of the bowl by about ½ edge to 1 inch .
a liquid measuring cup pouring water into a bowl of yellow squash
Cover the top of the stadium well with Cling Wrap and then microwave for 3-4 minutes until soft. Add extra time in 30 seconds- 1-minute increments if you want them cooked more .
Drain the water and total in the seasonings, chuck well .
aerial view of a bowl filled with yellow squash and onions and topped with seasonings
Serve quick .
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🍴 Recipe Tips

Make certain to use microwave-safe cling wrapping and bowl to cook chicken squash in microwave. This is probably the most significant thing to mention as not everything is microwave safe !
Microwaves besides vary in military capability so the fourth dimension needed to cook your squash may vary. The finish is to have it look slightly translucent ( or a translucent as you want ) .
I prefer my summer squash to have a morsel of a firm newly bite to it around the away but even easy in the center. You can constantly add another 30 seconds- 1 minute and check on it if it ‘s not done to your like .
The water is added by sight, not by actual measurement. You want equitable adequate to cover the bottom of the bowl, by about ½-1 column inch of depth .
aerial view of cooked yellow squash and onions with seasoning on a serving plate and in a bowl

💭 FAQs

Can I steam zucchini? absolutely ! Use a combination of jaundiced squash and zucchini or one or the other, depending on what you have on hand. What is yellow squash good for? chicken squash is a good source of fiber and vitamins like A, B6, and C. They besides have a decent amount of potassium. They ‘re a nutritional vegetable that ‘s frequently very low-cost when in season in the fall. Can you cut yellow squash ahead of time? You can cut and prep your jaundiced squash and onion bowl and cover it in the electric refrigerator up to a day in advance. You can besides slice the yellow squash and simply keep it in a Ziploc for about 1-2 days before cooking, but keep in mind it may dry out if not properly sealed. a small serving plate of cooked yellow squash and onions with a fork piercing a squash piece and more squash in a large bowl in background
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📖 Recipe

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Microwave Yellow Squash

Microwaved yellow squash is a delicious and simple way to make your favorite summer squash side dish. Cooked, seasoned, and ready in under 5 minutes!

Prep Time

5

mins

Cook Time

4

mins

Total Time

9

mins

Servings:

4

Calories:

22

kcal

Cost

Recipe $2.23 / Serving $0.56

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Equipment

  • Microwave
  • Microwave-safe bowling ball
  • Cling Wrap

Ingredients

  • 2 medium scandalmongering Squash ( $ 1.78 )
  • ½ small onion ( $ 0.35 )
  • ½ teaspoon salt ( $ 0.05 )
  • ⅛ teaspoon flat coat Black Pepper ( $ 0.01 )
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder ( $ 0.02 )
  • ¼ teaspoon italian Seasonings ( $ 0.02 )
  • 1 cup water ( possibly less ! ) ( $ 0.00 )

Instructions

  • Wash and slice your yellow squash and stick them in a microwave safe bowl.

  • Chop onion and add to bowl.

  • Add in just enough water to get the bottom of the bowl covered. It should look about ½-1 inch tall with the onions and squash in the bowl.

  • Cover the top with Cling Wrap and then microwave for 3-4 minutes until soft. You can add additional 30 second-1 minute increments if you want them cooked more.

  • Drain water and add in seasonings. Toss to coat.

  • Serve warm.

Notes

  • Make sure to use microwave-safe cling wrap and a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Microwaves vary in strength so the time needed to cook your squash may vary. The goal is to have it look slightly translucent (or as translucent as you want). You can always add another 30 seconds- 1 minute and check on it if it’s not done to your liking.
  • The water is added by sight, not by actual measure. You want just enough to cover the bottom of the bowl, by about ½-1 inch of depth.

Nutritional Information

Serving:

1

scoop

|

Calories:

22

kcal

|

Carbohydrates:

4.3

g

|

Protein:

1.4

g

|

Fat:

0.3

g

|

Saturated Fat:

0.1

g

|

Polyunsaturated Fat:

0.1

g

|

Sodium:

304

mg

|

Potassium:

277.1

mg

|

Fiber:

1.3

g

|

Sugar:

2.8

g

|

Vitamin A:

17.3

IU

|

Vitamin C:

18.3

mg

|

Calcium:

24.7

mg

|

Iron:

0.5

mg

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