• 3 yellow squash – cubed
  • 1 clove garlic – minced
  • 8 oz cream cheese – cubed
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil leaves
  • salt – to taste


  1. In a glass serving dish, combine the squash pieces, garlic, salt & dried basil
  2. Cover tightly with plastic wrap (or Press-n-Seal) and microwave on high for 3-1/2 minutes
  3. Stir and re-cover, cooking on high for an additional 3-1/2 minutes, or until fork tender
  4. Sprinkle the cubed cream cheese over the top, and return to the microwave, cooking on high for 90 seconds, or until the cheese is melted
  5. Stir until the cheese is smooth and blended into the squash
  6. Let set for a minute or two before serving