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Purple Sage Butter Summer Squash with Chives


2 pounds summer squash, ½-inch slices
1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons butter
8 purple sage leaves
2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
Fresh Lemon Juice


  1. Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the butter and sage leaves.
  3. Allow the sage leaves to infuse the melting butter for about 3 minutes, stirring on occasion to avoid frying the leaves.
  4. Add garlic and squash to the pan and stir.
  5. Cook until tender, 6-8 minutes.
  6. Once cooked, sprinkle on the fresh chopped chives, season with salt to taste and squeeze on the juice from a lemon.
  7. Mix and serve.