Helen and Scott Nearing literally wrote the book on the joys of living simply, and this gem of a squash dish has all the flavors and virtues of their sustainable lifestyle. It is a delectable tribute to them and their way of cooking fresh, seasonal food both simply and deliciously.
You’ll love the no-measurements-needed ease of this fun and tasty recipe!
1. Cut scrubbed zucchini or summer squash into 2-inch chunks.
2. Saute a few onions in oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet.
3. Add squash, a couple of cut-up tomatoes, and a handful of chopped fresh parsley.
4. Simmer uncovered for half an hour.
Inspired by Simple Food for the Good Life, by Helen Nearing (Chelsea Green, 1980).