Summer-Squash Recipes for Casserole, Bread, Cobbler and More


summer squash blossoms 

Summer squash blossoms

No matter how well we try to plan our garden, we always end up with a superabundance of summer squash. Our go-to cooking method is saute them with onion in a bit of olive oil. Sometimes we throw in some basil to punch things up. But after awhile, we yearn for something a little different. From side dish to main course to dessert, here are some different ways we’ve prepared zucchini and yellow summer squash this year.

Roasted Baby Summer Squash

This is about as easy as it gets. Select young squash for this recipe, the smaller the better. Harvesting squash when they’re especially young and tender has the added benefit of reducing your squash overabundance. To dress this recipe up a little, add a small mound of grated Parmesan cheese on each squash half.


  • baby summer squash
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • other seasonings of your choice (optional): basil, oregano, minced garlic


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