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Linguine with Bacon and Summer Squash

If you have a lot of zucchini and yellow squash, this recipe will knock your socks off!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Keyword: squash
Servings: 2
Calories: 744kcal
Author: A. JoAnn


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 3 cups squash, zucchini and yellow, chopped 1"
  • ½ cup basil, fresh, chiffonade*
  • dash salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded


  • Heat olive oil (low heat) in large skillet and add chopped bacon pieces.
  • Add onion.
  • Boil linguine according to package directions.  Drain.
  • Add chopped squash to skillet and saute until done.
  • Add drained pasta to skillet. Add basil. Turn off heat and toss to mix thoroughly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Plate linguine and top with Parmesan cheese.


*Chiffonade is a cooking term that means you cut up an herb into very thin strips.  Here's a video (link) that shows you how to do it.