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Sweet and Sour Yellow Squash

Sweet and Sour Yellow Squash

Serves 2.


  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/3 c water
  • 2 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp prepared mustard
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 c sliced celery
  • 2 c thinly sliced yellow squash (1/4 inch, quartered or halved if squash is large)
  • 1 small fresh tomato, cut in 6 wedges


  1. In a small, heavy saucepan, mix together the oil, water, vinegar, mustard, onion powder, corn starch, sugar, salt and pepper. Stir until smooth.
  2. Cook on low heat, stirring constantly until thickened and beginning to bubble.
  3. Add celery and squash. Stir well. Cover and simmer until crisp-tender or about 5-8 minutes.
  4. Add tomato wedges and cover. Simmer another few minutes, or until the tomatoes are heated through.
  5. Serve as a side dish with any vegetarian entree.

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