Garlic Squash and Thyme

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I know, I know…Squash again! You know my love for the squash world. It is sweet, full of vitamins and you just have one million ways to prepare it.

You can also check my butternut soup.

Today is a delicious and simple new recipe to go with every meal.

Let’s start!

Garlic Squash Thyme



Yield: 4 servings – Prep time: 15 min – Cooking time: 25 min

What you’ll need

  • A cutting board
  • A good cutting knife
  • 1 cooking pot with the lid


  • 700g of squash
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1,5 tsp of dry thyme
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • salt and pepper
Here is my philosophy : use whatever you have in your pantry that is close to the ingredients above if it is more convenient for you. Everyday cooking is fun, it should not be a dictatorship !
Moreover, This is how you create unique recipes which will be yours.

First, cut the squash in thin slices as shown below. Make sure the are the same size in order to cook them evenly.


Garlic Squash Thyme


Then peal the garlic cloves (don’t cut them, leave them whole). Put the olive oil in the pot and set the fire to high. Add the squash and the garlic. Let the garlic cook for 2-3 min until it becomes brown. Remove the garlic from the pot and set it aside.


Garlic Squash Thyme


Pour the soy sauce in the pot, then set the fire to low. Cover with the lid and let cook until the squash is tender.

To finish, add salt, pepper and thyme. Let cook for 5 more minutes.

Serve immediately.

Et voilà!


Garlic Squash Thyme

Garlic Squash Thyme


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Author: Emilie Durand

Emilie is a French food lover, proud Parisian and founder of On her website, she shares delicious recipes, health tips and tricks. Her goal is to gather and share the habits and rules that have been used and approved by French people for decades. That means cooking your own meals efficiently, enjoying whole foods, eating mindfully and never ever using the word diet again while losing weight.

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