Yellow Squash and Corn Saute

Side Dish

You know what’s not fun? Trying to make your kids eat vegetables. But you know what is fun? Cooking with them! And the result will be a vegetable-eating child, who loves cooking and feeding their family. This recipe combines two of my favorite summer veggies: yellow squash and corn. It has an interesting flavor that I’m sure even picky children would enjoy! So get in the kitchen and start cooking with your kids today!

prep: 15 mins, cook: 20 mins, total: 35 mins, Servings: 8, Yield: 8 servings


2 tablespoons butter, or more to taste

2 yellow squash, diced

2 ears corn, husked and cleaned

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (Optional)

salt and ground black pepper to taste

½ cup water


Place corn into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and cool corn. Cut corn off the cobs.

Place squash into a skillet and add water. Cook squash over medium heat until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain any excess water from skillet.

Stir corn, butter, parsley, salt, and pepper into squash; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 54 calories; protein 1.2g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fat 3.3g; cholesterol 7.6mg; sodium 44.9mg.

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