Asian Sesame Steamed Squash
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 2
Weight Watchers Info: 2 PointsPlus per 1 cup serving. 7 carbohydrates per serving.
  • 1 Small/medium zucchini
  • 1 Small/medium yellow squash
  • 2 Tsp sesame oil
  • ½ lemon, juiced (1 tbsp)
  • 1½ Tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 Tsp reduced sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ Tsp crushed red pepper (optional)
  • Dash Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  1. Slice zucchini and squash lengthwise, then cut into ½ inch half moon slices.
  2. Place in steamer basket in saucepan.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover, and steam 5-7 minutes (If you prefer it less squishy, aim for 5)
  4. While steaming squash, mix oil, lemon juice, sesame seeds, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper in small measuring cup.
  5. Transfer steamed squash to serving bowl.
  6. Pour sesame mixture over the top and toss to coat.
  7. Serve!
Serving size: 1 cup.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ recipe Calories: 85 Fat: 6g Saturated fat: 1g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 7g Sugar: 2g Sodium: 405mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by The Taste Place at