southern-style yellow summer squash
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Southern-Style Yellow Summer Squash

You'll love the savory-sweet combination of young, tender, yellow summer squash and onions, kissed with smokey bacon. It's like a sweet kiss from summertime!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Southern
Keyword southern, squash
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 118kcal
Author David & Debbie Spivey


  • 2 tablespoon bacon grease
  • 2 Vidalia onions sliced
  • 8 yellow summer squash small, chopped
  • salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste


  • Melt the bacon fat in a large deep skillet.
  • Add the onion and chopped squash salt and pepper to the pan and toss to coat.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for about 20 to 40 minutes, or until tender, stirring several times.
  • Taste, season as needed with salt, black pepper. Stir well and serve.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 815mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 49.7mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1.2mg
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