Sausage and Summer Squash


Ideal for a light supper, this easy sausage and summer squash main dish recipe can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Sausage and Summer Squash
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ⅓ - ½ cup bottled Italian salad dressing

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 12 ounce cooked Polish sausage links, halved lengthwise and sliced diagonally

  • 3 small yellow summer squash and/or zucchini, quartered lengthwise

  • 4 wedges Italian flatbread, split

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

  • Fresh oregano leaves

  • ¼ cup coarsely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. In a small bowl combine salad dressing and garlic. In an extra-large skillet cook sausage and squash in 2 tablespoons of the dressing mixture for 8 to 10 minutes or until sausage is heated through and squash is almost tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. Meanwhile, place bread on broiler pan; brush with 1 tablespoon of the dressing mixture. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 1 to 2 minutes until lightly toasted.

  3. Serve sausage and squash with toasted bread. Drizzle with remaining dressing; sprinkle with green onions and oregano. If desired, pass Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
31g Fat
19g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 1182mg 51%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 7.7mg 39%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 357mg 8%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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