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Pesto-Topped Grilled Summer Squash

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/pesto_topped_grilled_summer_squash.html

From EatingWell:  July/August 2009

Toasty rustic pesto takes simple grilled squash from ordinary to exceptional with tangy lemon and fresh garlic. Serve as a side dish or chop the grilled squash, combine with the pesto and toss with pasta for a light entree.

4 servings | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine basil, pine nuts, oil, Parmesan, garlic, lemon juice and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Coat both sides of squash slices with cooking spray. Grill the squash until browned and tender, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve topped with the pesto.

Nutrition

Per serving : 115 Calories; 10 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 4 g Mono; 1 mg Cholesterol; 6 g Carbohydrates; 3 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 167 mg Sodium; 371 mg Potassium

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat

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