Grilled Summer Squash Caprese
Fresh summer squash is tasty all on its own, and its even better when grilled. Season lightly and brush with olive oil for lightly crisp, tender strips. Complement the smoky flavor with bright cherry tomatoes and fresh basil.
Summer Squash Soup with Whole Wheat Orzo
For this stunning soup recipe, we cooked summer squash in a vegetable-lemon broth to bring out its flavor. Spice things up with peppery turmeric, and add whole wheat orzo for a filling grain.
Editor's Tip: Look for summer squash in familiar oblong varieties (zucchini and yellow squash) and fun, round-shape pattypan squash. All are versatile and good for you.
Chicken with Summer Squash
Looking for a simply delicious dinner idea? Summer squash makes an elegant side for spatchcock chicken. Perk up this rustic meal with peppery arugula and juicy yellow cherry tomatoes.
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Vegetable Garden Soup with Turkey
Thick slices of yellow squash add bursts of freshness to this bold vegetable soup. Flavored with fresh thyme and sage, it’s the perfect way to feature garden-fresh vegetables on chilly summer nights.
Editor's Tip: Swap lentils for turkey and use vegetable broth for an easy vegetarian version of this recipe.
Mix up your dinner routine with stuffed peppers. They're a great way to fill up on food groups such as whole grains and vegetables. We packed ours with farro, sweet corn, Fontina cheese, and, of course, yellow summer squash.
Summer Squash Souvlaki
Try our meatless spin on traditional Greek souvlaki skewers. Grilled vegetables such as squash, mushrooms, and onion get a healthy dose of Mediterranean flavor with tangy dill tzatziki, oregano, and crumbled feta cheese.
Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
If you have a brunch on the horizon, try serving this hearty veggie-filled strata. Summer squash stars with a sweet pepper puree and zucchini. Mashed russet potatoes make up the hearty bottom layer.
Grilled Veggie Sandwiches
Skip the deli meat and use thinly sliced, grilled summer squash as a delicious sandwich filler. A drizzle of balsamic vinegar and some feta cheese complete the wow factor of this simple, fresh dinner recipe.
Editor's Tip: When buying summer squash, look for smaller sizes, which are sweeter and more tender.
Couscous and Squash
Strips of savory summer squash blend with onion and cauliflower to top off this light, grilled meal. Lime couscous with fresh parsley makes a delicious base for this flavorful vegetarian dinner.
Pork and Potato Stack
Try this inventive one-dish dinner tonight! It combines layers of roasted pork, soybeans, summer squash, and potatoes. A creamy, walnut-garlic vinaigrette ties this wholesome summer recipe together.
Simple Summer Spaghetti
Toss grilled summer squash with pasta, cherry tomatoes, and parmesan to create this fresh and easy summer dinner any night of the week. Plus, it comes together in just 20 minutes!
Potato Cakes with Summer Squash
You’ll love the way our crispy, salsa-spiced potato cakes are balanced by tender, fresh yellow squash and zucchini. It's a delicious way to use up an abundance of summer veggies.
Summer Squash Toss
This sauteed, low-calorie side is brimming with thin slices of summer squash and strands of red onion. Add your favorite Italian herb and crumbled goat cheese and pair with grilled chicken, fish, or beef.
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