Fried Yellow Squash with Potatoes and Onions Recipe -
Fried Yellow Squash with Potatoes and Onions Recipe
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Fried Yellow Squash with Potatoes and Onions

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"My boyfriend suggested I add some squash to the fried potatoes as a way to use up the extra squash. It tastes really good as a side dish to pork or chicken."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    50 mins


  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over high heat until oil is hot; decrease heat to medium. Cook and stir onion and potatoes in the hot oil until potatoes are lightly browned and partially cooked, 15 to 20 minutes. Add squash, butter, paprika, black pepper, garlic powder, salt, and red pepper flakes; cook until potatoes are golden brown, 15 to 20 more minutes, turning occasionally. Remove from skillet with a slotted spoon.
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  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 22, 2012

a cup of oil and a quarter cup of butter? Ugh. I pan fried the potatoes/squash in a couple of tablespoons of butter and that is all. There is no need to go through with all the oil absorption, it cooks just fine without. As for the rest, tasted delicious, even when I discovered I had no garlic and had to use garlic bread topping instead.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 07, 2014

I decreased the oil by half and didn't even add the butter. The end result was still pretty greasy. Next time I won't add the onions until I put the squash in. Diced onion does not need to cook for 30 mins. They were pretty much burned black at the end of the cooking time.

Jun 30, 2012

Very very good, but a bit rich with all that butter and oil. I cut back the oil to about 1/2 the amount called for because I just knew from reading the recipe that it would be too much for me. Still, I really enjoyed the end broduct, the yellow squash is a great addition to classic potatoes and onion.s Thanks for sharing!

Jun 16, 2012

Was very good! Everyone loved it!

Jun 20, 2013

I made a little changes, I used a little bacon fat, with butter and held the potatoes. OH MY, this was the best.

Aug 01, 2014

My husband and I love this recipe. I am not a big fan of squash, but with the potatoes I really enjoy it. Delicious!!

Jul 29, 2014

I have fried squash, onions and potatoes together for a long time, all I do different is I coat the veggies in flour and season with salt and pepper. Shake off the excess flour, and start off with about an inch of shortening or oil in a skillet. When they are browned I stir them and if I need more grease I add it then. I have also fried them in the oven and it takes less grease. Either way it is a southern staple at my house in the summer...very good...

Jun 23, 2014

I also cut back on the oil.


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  • Calories
  • 177 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 8.9 g
  • 14%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 340 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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