23+ Best Summer Squash Recipes That Are Easy To Make

It can be hard to know where to start when you are looking for a recipe. But with this list of squash recipes you will have everything you need at your fingertips.

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23+ Best Summer Squash Recipes That Are Easy To Make

We have gathered the best squash recipe on the internet so that you can peruse them at your leisure. So, without further ado, let us dive right in and check out the first recipe!

1. Sautéed Yellow Squash

If you are looking for a simplistic yet delicious way to use your summer squash, then this recipe is going to be perfect for you. It is the kind of delicious light and refreshing side dish that you can go back to again and again.

2. Roasted Summer Squash

If you like your squash to be a little more crispy and caramelized then this roasted summer squash recipe is going to be perfect for you.

The wonderful seasoning really makes this simplistic dish that much more tasty. So, make sure to check out this recipe to learn more about making this delicious summer food.

3. Southern Squash Casserole

This delicious cheesy squash recipe is filling, nutty and absolutely delicious. If you like the sound of this tasty veggie casserole then this recipe is absolutely perfect for you.

4. Pesto Squash Noodles And Spaghetti With Cherry Tomatoes

Do you love spaghetti? If you do then this flavorsome squash recipe is going to be perfect for you. It is full of amazingly tasty ingredients that all work perfectly to create a super delicious dish.

5. Pumpkin And Zucchini Bread

You probably have not heard of this tasty bread, but we promise you, it is really super delicious. The spices and veggies in this bread really makes for a wonderfully savory bread. One bite and you will be hooked.

6. Zucchini Fritters

If you are looking for a delicious crispy and flavorsome dish that you can whip up quickly and easily? Well, this recipe is perfect for you. It is full of healthy veggies so you enjoy these fritters without any guilt.

7. Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups

There is something special about grilled foods. They have this distinct flavor that you just can’t get enough of. If you like the sound of this tasty yet simplistic dish, then make sure to check out this recipe to learn more.

8. Goat Cheese And Summer Squash Tart

Do you love savory tart? If you do then this delicious vegetarian tart is going to be perfect for you. It is filling, tasty and perfect for those of you that need a healthy lunch or breakfast idea.

9. Summer Squash Tomato Gratin

If you are looking for a cheesy, crispy yet healthy dish for dinner then this tasty tomato and squash gratin is going to be exactly what you are looking for.

10. Summer Vegetable Tian

If you love cheese and summer veggies then this tasty tian is going to be exactly what you are looking for. With just a little seasoning you can make a delicious meal that is bound to impress you and your guests.

11. Herb Garden Zucchini Pizza

Do you love pizza? Trick question! Everybody loves pizza! But this healthy green pizza is perfect for those of you that are trying to eat healthier foods and lose weight.

So, if you like the sound of this delicious pizza then make sure to check out this recipe whenever you like.

12. Crispy Garlic Parmesan Squash

Are you looking for a delicious healthy snack? If you are then this delicious squash crisp recipe is going to be perfect for you. If you coat the squash with a little breadcrumb you have the perfect delicious snack.

13. Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats

If you love the spice and seasoning of Mexican food then you will love this recipe. Everything about this yummy cheesy recipe is perfection. So make sure to check out this recipe as soon as you can!

14. Yellow Squash Tots With A Garlic Yogurt Dip

Do you love tater tots? If you do then these delicious crispy squash tots are going to be right up your street. But that is not all, the delicious garlic seasoning and yogurt dip just pull the dish together perfectly.

15. Pan Seared Gnocchi With Parmesan And Summer Squash

Gnocchi is a wonderfully healthy food that you can whip up quickly and easily. But did you know that you can make them along with summer squash? Well you can and it is absolutely delicious.

16. Marinated Squash Tart

We all love tarts, but this recipe takes the cake. Everything about this dish is delicious and flavorsome. The combination of cheese, squash and other ingredients makes for the perfect lunch meal.

17. Grilled Summer Squash And Lemon-Scallion Dressing

Sometimes the best way to enjoy squash is by grilling it. This way of cooking is simplistic but also super delicious. You can whip it up in mere moments and it tastes good. What else could you ask for!

18. Wild Arugula With Summer Squash, Asparagus And Egg

If you are looking for a refreshing meal for lunch that is healthy and tasty then you have come to the right place. This meal is super easy to make and super healthy.

19. Summer Squash Salad With Herbs And Quinoa

Do you love refreshing summery salads? If you do then this delicious hearty dish is going to be perfect for you.

It is easy to make and wonderfully flavorful so make sure to check out this recipe if you would like to enjoy this tasty dish for lunch or dinner.

20. Baby Summer Squash With Ricotta And Mint

If you love simple yet flavorful food then you will enjoy this delicious simplistic baby summer squash with mint and ricotta dish. One bite and you will be in heaven.

21. Spiced Summer Squash Salad With Chickpeas

If you love crispy and flavorsome salads then you will love this refreshing squash dish. It contains healthy veggies so you will be able to enjoy this tasty meal even if you are on a diet.

22. Summer Squash Chicken Kebabs

Do you love kebabs? If you do then this healthy dish is perfect for you. You can whip them up in thirty minutes or less so you do not need to spend ages slaving away in the kitchen.

23. Roasted Summer Squash With Mint, Lemon, And Feta

Are you a fan of cheesy dishes? If you are then this delicious roasted summer squash and feta recipe is going to be perfect for you.

The little drizzle of lemon adds just the perfect amount of tartness to the dish. You really won’t be able to get enough of this yummy dish.

24. Summer Squash And Zucchini Soup

Do you love a warm and comforting soup? Who doesn’t?! It is the perfect dish to enjoy on a cold winter’s day.

Best of all, this dish is wonderfully simple to make. So, make sure to check out this dish if you like the sound of this fresh summer squash recipe.

25. Summer Squash And Ricotta Galette

If you have not tried a galette you are missing out! This dish is perfect served hot or cold and best of all you can enjoy it for lunch, breakfast or dinner.

26. Spicy Squash Refrigerator Pickles

Everybody loves pickles! This recipe shows you how to make the most tasty spicy summer squash. It is so much easier to make your own delicious pickles. So, make sure to check out this recipe when you are ready.

27. Grilled Caprese Zucchini Boats

If you love zucchini and caprese then this delicious dish is going to be perfect for you. If you like the look of this delicious cheesy dish, then you are going to adore this dish. One bite and you won’t be able to get enough.

28. Best Ever Grilled Zucchini

We are back to the deliciousness of grilled summer veg recipes. This particular one starts zucchini and once you get a taste you will never be able to go back. They are super delicious.

29. Spinach Artichoke Zucchini Bites

If you are looking for a fun way to serve summer squash to your guests then this delicious appetizer dish is going to be perfect for you.

It is creamy, flavorsome and quite healthy. So, make sure to head on over to the recipe site to learn more about how to make this tasty dish for yourself.

30. Patty Pan Squash

Roasting veg is one of the most delicious ways of enjoying squash. These roasted slices of squash are perfectly roasted and seasoned to create the perfect snack or side.

31. Zucchini Enchiladas

If you love enchiladas then this recipe is exactly what you are looking for. This dish is spicy, flavorsome and wonderfully cheesy.

32. Primavera Stuffed Chicken

Are you looking for a way to cook up some chicken that is not bland or boring? Well, this recipe shows you exactly how to make this amazingly flavorsome dish. One bite and you will not be able to get enough.

33. One Pot Shrimp Primavera

Do you love shrimp? If you do then this tasty squash and shrimp pasta dish is the perfect recipe for you. It is flavorsome, creamy and filling. The perfect dish to whip up on a weekday.

34. Bacon Zucchini Fries

Are you looking for a tasty snack or appetizer that you can whip up quickly? If you are then this delicious bacon wrapped zucchini dish is going to be exactly what you are looking for.

35. Zucchini Tomato Bake

If you are looking for a light and summery dish that is perfect for vegetarians then this tasty dish is going to be perfect for you.

Best of all, it is super easy to make so you do not need to worry about being a skilled cook to enjoy this simplistic and delicious meal.

36. Zucchini Lasagna Roll Ups

Are you a fan of lasagna? If you are then this tasty dish is exactly what you are looking for. This dish is perfect for those of you that are looking for a healthy alternative to regular lasagna.

37. Zucchini Relish

If you are looking for a fun and flavorsome relish then then this recipe is going to be perfect for you. It is easy to make and super versatile. So make sure to check out this recipe when you are ready.

38. Chicken Chowder Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed zucchini is amazingly delicious. The chicken chowder is perfectly seasoned and works perfectly with the zucchini. So, make sure to check out this recipe when you are ready.

39. Garlic Butter Meatballs

Do you love garlic, and meatballs? If you do then this delicious crispy and flavorful dish is going to be exactly what you are looking for.

40. Air Fryer Squash

If you love crispy squash then you will love this air fried version. It is super easy to make and wonderfully delicious. We could all do with a healthy snack to enjoy, and this recipe shows you exactly how to make your own.

Frequently Asked Questions

In this section we are going to answer some of your most frequently asked questions. So, without further ado, let us get started!

How Do You Cook Summer Squash Without It Getting Mushy?

The trick to cooking your squash perfectly without it turning to mush is to eliminate the possibility of them steaming while they are in the oven.

You can do this by taking your squash and putting it on a single layer and then checking the temperature to ensure that it is high enough to create a dry heat. By doing this you can avoid your squash from getting gross and mushy.

Should You Salt Squash Before Cooking?

Squash is one of the many vegetables that need to be salted and drained before you cook them. The reason that you need to salt vegetables like squash, zucchini, and eggplant is because they have a high water content.

In order to avoid these veggies turning into an unappealing mush mess you need to salt them and drain them.

How Do You Store A Summer Squash Long Term?

The best way to store squash is to keep it in the refrigerator. You should also keep your squash in a plastic storage bag or an airtight container that allows the fruit to retain its moisture.

If you store your squash like this you can keep it in good condition and therefore edible for between five and seven days. Just make sure that your refrigerator is not too cold as freezing the squash could negatively impact this tasty food.

How Do You Know When A Yellow Squash Is Ripe?

The best way to test your yellow squash for ripeness is to use your fingernail. Start by pressing your nail into the flesh of the squash. If it is difficult to do that then the squash is ripe. If you can easily pierce the skin then it is immature.

The skin of a yellow squash should not be glossy. It should also be firm, with no blemishes on the exterior. Finally, the stem at the top of the squash should be dried out and firm to the touch.

Does Squash Ripen After Picking?

Squash does continue to ripen once it has been picked. So if you are growing your own or if you want to store your squash for a while before using it, you may want to consider getting a less ripe squash as it could have prolonged life.

Final Thoughts 

We hope that you have enjoyed reading this article and learning all about these amazing summer squash recipes. There are truly a ton of amazing recipes all over the internet. It was hard to narrow down our list to what it is.

But, that means that if you did not find something here that you like, there are sure to be alternatives on the internet. You just need to know where to look.

With all of that being said, we hope that you have a great day and good luck making your delicious summer squash dishes.

23+ Best Summer Squash Recipes That Are Easy To Make

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If you love summer squash then this list of recipes is going to be perfect for you. Each one is delicious and easy to make.

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