Locavore Squash & Italian Meatball Stir-Fry Recipe

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There is nothing better than wonderful summer veggies from my local farmer's market. Our small but wonderful farmer's market in Crestview Florida has such great veggies, fruits and other homemade goodies to offer our community.This quick and easy Italian recipe will be ready in no time. It's simply delicious!

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Servings: 5 servings


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  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces Italian Sausage-rolled into 1 inch meatballs
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 lb zucchini squash, cut
  • 1 lb yellow squash, cut
  • 2 Tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp all purpose seasoning salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


  1. Add oil to large skillet. Fry meatballs until golden brown. Transfer garlic, onion, bell pepper to skillet. Stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add squash, parsley, seasoning salt and pepper flakes to skillet.
  2. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until squash is fork tender. Do not overcook.
  3. Adjust seasoning to taste.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 211g
Recipe makes 5 servings
Calories 96  
Calories from Fat 53 55%
Total Fat 5.97g 7%
Saturated Fat 0.86g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 22mg 1%
Potassium 701mg 20%
Total Carbs 9.2g 2%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 4.05g 3%
Protein 3.76g 6%
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  • Sherri Williams
    You will absolutely ♥ this recipe! sw☺
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    • Juliana Palmcook
      This looks and sounds absolutely scrumptious!
        • Brenda Watts
          So Delicious!! Great Combination of Wonderful Flavors ..YUM :-)
          I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
          • another great recipe
            • This sound fantastic! Can't wait to try it!!! :)
              • Delicious and beautiful!
                I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
                • Linda Bonwill
                  Looks so delicious!!! Great job!!
                  I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
                  • Ronna Farley
                    Oh wow! My husband and I will love this for dinner! Thanks for sharing the recipe!
                    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
                    • Diane Smith
                      Awesome recipe
                      I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
                      • minishar
                        simple. easy. yummy!
                        • Debbie Reid
                          Yum, this looks delish...has all my favorites in it!
                          • Susan Bickta
                            Italian sausage and squash. two of my favorite Italian foods in this awesome dish!
                            • YUM!!! Looks amazing!
                              I've cooked/tasted this recipe!
                              • Wonderful dish!!
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                                • Robyn Savoie
                                  I can't wait to try this! Looks fabulous. I would even substitute Patti Pan for the zucchini and yellow squash.
                                  This is a variation
                                  • Colleen Sowa
                                    I love this recipe! So easy and so tasty! Perfect!

                                    We have a large family, I made a double batch and put the left overs in some pasta sauce and served with spaghetti... was excellent!
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                                    This is a variation


                                    • ShaleeDP
                                      May 8, 2018
                                      awesome recipe! good one!
                                      • Colleen Sowa
                                        September 9, 2013
                                        Just saw that you are the August winner! Congratulations! This is a wonderful and versatile recipe!
                                        • Sherri Williams
                                          September 9, 2013
                                          Thank you all so much for your nice comments and trying the recipe. You guys are the best! sw♥
                                          • Kyra Martin
                                            September 9, 2013
                                            Congratulations! You are the winner of our August Italian Giveaway!!! This recipe looks delicious!!!
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                                            • Sherri Williams
                                              September 9, 2013
                                              OMGOSH, Thank you so much. I'm super excited. YAY!!! sw☺
                                            • ShaleeDP
                                              September 9, 2013
                                              Stir frys are so easy to make. but you have to know the right ingredients that go well together.
                                              • September 8, 2013
                                                This is such a delicious recipe Sherri ! The sausage is just right with the squash...loved it !!!
                                                • Linda Bonwill
                                                  September 6, 2013
                                                  Looks delicious. Great job!!!

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