Pan Roasted Summer Squash – Roasted Yellow Squash Recipe

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Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. Roasted yellow squash is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet.

Pan Roasted Summer Squash Recipe:

I’m always looking for yellow squash recipes.

Yellow squash are pretty much the equivalent of zucchini; if you grow one, then you grow 100. And no matter how many different summer squash recipes I make, pan roasted summer squash is my favorite recipe.

Actually I love roasting all veggies. Roasted Cauliflower, Acorn Squash Slices, Whole Carrots, Spicy Zucchini are some of my favorites and I always fall back to roasting vegetables as my go-to.

The roasting process brings out the natural sugars which lead to a sweet flavor, and this recipe is no exception.

I’ve got my process for roasting any type of vegetable down to a science.

How to roast any vegetable?

Follow these easy steps when roasting your favorite vegetable including carrots, zucchini. asparagus, squash, potatoes, peppers, green beans and more!

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F, which is the perfect roasting temperature.
  2. Start with more veggies than you think you need. The water evaporates and the veggies shrink.
  3. Use a healthy amount of olive oil (or coconut or avocado oil).
  4. Sprinkle generously with Sea salt (or Pink Himalayan) and black pepper.
  5. Roast until veggies are partially golden brown (the color of caramelization and sweetness).

Roasted Yellow Squash

Another thing I love is how healthy this simple roasted summer squash dish is. Yellow squash is low in calories and low in net carbs.  This makes it a great option for a keto or low carb diet.

Summer squash also are high in many vitamins, magnesium and fiber, so eat up!

Make this pan roasted summer squash recipe fit a clean eating diet by using organic ingredients and choosing Pink Himalayan Salt.

Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 

Ingredient List for Roasted Summer Squash

Yellow Squash (also called summer squash), cleaned and sliced

Olive Oil

Salt

Black Pepper

Garlic Powder (optional)

How to Roast Yellow Squash:

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Slice yellow squash into 1/4 inch slices.
  3. Arrange on a large roast pan or baking sheet.
  4. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  5. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until lightly golden brown; stirring often.

For the full instructions and recipe amounts for oven roasted yellow squash (keto, low carb and clean eating), scroll to the bottom of this post. 

Notes About Roasted Summer Squash (low carb):

  • Garlic powder can be omitted, or substitute it for your favorite seasoning.
  • Yellow squash have a high water content which means they cook down to almost nothing. Start with more than you think you need.
  • Substitute avocado oil or coconut oil for olive oil, if desired.
  • Yellow squash is naturally low net carbs which follows a keto and low carb diet.
  • If you don’t your roasted vegetables browned, take time off the cooking time. You could also roast these to a fork-tender, crunchy texture, if desired.
  • This pan roasted summer squash recipe easily meets the criteria for a clean eating recipe and follows the Arbonne 30 days to healthy eating challenge.  In this case, use organic ingredients and Pink Himalayan Salt.

More Yellow Squash Recipes:

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Easy Pan Fried Zucchini is a fast side dish to use up garden zucchini.  These zucchini coins are breaded lightly and pan fried until crispy, salty and delicious. Grate with fresh Parmesan, and serve!

Kentucky Southern Squash Casserole

Kentucky Southern Squash Casserole is the perfect way to turn those yellow squash into a family friendly side dish. Starring butter crackers and cheese, it's the perfect combination of flavor and texture. This recipe will soon become a summer staple.

Cheesy Squash Casserole

Cheesy Summer Squash and Zucchini Casserole uses the gobs and gobs of zucchini and summer squash from the summer gardens.

Texas Jalapeno Squash Casserole

Texas Jalapeno Squash Casserole is a new take on our favorite yellow squash casserole featuring diced jalapeno for a bit of heat and crushed Frito chips for a crunchy topping.

Stewed Squash

Stewed Summer Squash and Tomatoes is a light side dish that can be served along the meat of your choice or eaten alone for a vegetarian option.  A base of onions, tomatoes and peppers compliment zucchini and yellow squash, and it's made in one skillet, making kitchen clean-up a cinch. 

Pan Roasted Summer Squash - Roasted Yellow Squash Recipe

Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: arbonne, arbonne 30 day challenge recipes, Arbonne recipes, clean eating, clean eating recipe, pan roasted summer squash, roasted summer squash, roasted yellow squash, roasted yellow squash keto, yellow squash recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 118kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 3 medium yellow squash
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Cut unpeeled summer squash in 1/4 inch slices.
    Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 
  • Arrange on a large roasting pan or baking sheet.
    Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 
  • Drizzle with olive oil; stir to coat all pieces of squash.
    Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder; stir to coat.
    Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 
  • Bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, stirring often until squash is tender, golden browned and sweet.
    Wondering how to use up yellow squash? Pan Roasted Summer Squash is healthy and delicious with only five total ingredients. The result is a sweet side dish that meets a keto, low carb and clean eating diet. 

Notes

  • Garlic powder can be omitted, or substitute it for your favorite seasoning.
  • Yellow squash have a high water content which means they cook down to almost nothing. Start with more than you think you need.
  • Substitute avocado oil or coconut oil for olive oil, if desired.
  • Yellow squash is naturally low net carbs which follows a keto and low carb diet. 
  • This pan roasted summer squash recipe easily meets the criteria for a clean eating recipe and follows the Arbonne 30 days to healthy eating challenge.  In this case, use organic ingredients and Pink Himalayan Salt.
  • If you don't your roasted vegetables browned, take time off the cooking time. You could also roast these to a fork-tender, crunchy texture, if desired. 
  • If you love this roasted squash recipe, try Roasted Cauliflower!

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 585mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 294IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg

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