Green Squash and String Beans (Lenten)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on August 22, 2012.



Green Squash and String Beans (Lenten)

  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (12-ounce) package fresh string beans, cut into 11/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium sized green squash (zucchini), cut length wise into 11/2-inch pieces
  • 2 large yellow onions, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 cup fresh tomatoes (cut into ½-inch pieces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley (or 1 teaspoon fresh parsley)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat large sauté pan over medium-high heat, add oil and heat through.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and lower temperature to medium heat and cook together for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Makes 6 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (not including salt to taste):
150 calories, 10 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, greater than 100 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 7 g sugar, 3 g protein


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