Recipes Using Squash

June 9, 2010

Cutting SquashEasy to make, uses both zucchini and yellow squash, tastes great, and is wonderful for you!



Wash squash and remove end pieces. Slice squash into one quarter or less inch rounds. (I use a mandolin). Combine remaining ingredients and pour over squash.

Cover, refrigerate several hrs or overnight, tossing occasionally - makes about 4 cups.

Lasts quite some time in the refrigerator and a spoonful or two added to any meal gives a great contrast. Looks pretty too!

Servings: 10-12
Time:10 Minutes Preparation Time
0 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: from a 1973 newspaper recipe that is no longer being published and whose name I have forgotten.

By Nancy from Cross Lanes, WV

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October 29, 2009

This is a super easy "surprise" pie, and oh, so good. I like it because you put everything into one bowl and pour into unbaked pie shell, very eas

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July 5, 2011

I love yellow squash! It's a lot more versatile than some people think.

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July 23, 2008

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini, squash, garlic, salt, and pepper; sauté 5 minutes.


Add tomato and sauté 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve immediately.

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July 29, 2012

This is a great, summery vegetable recipe! I like it using fresh vegetables right out of the garden!

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July 24, 2012

Mixed squash with Kelbasa sausage, cheese, and lots of veggies that's good for special diets, It's especially yummy when turkey Kelbasa is used; even when forced to change from standard north American diet to mostly vegetarian.

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June 4, 2008

Cook squash in a small amount of water in saucepan until tender. Drain well. Combine with next 7 ingredients in large bowl, mixing well.


Turn into shallow 2 qt. buttered casserole. Top with crumbs and almonds.

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September 8, 2006

Mix all ingredients well and bake on a cookie sheet pan at 350 degrees F. Bake for 30 minutes.

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August 23, 2006

Wash squash and cut in small pieces. Cut corn from the cob. Skin tomato (the skin comes off easily if they are first dipped in boiling water for 1 minute), and cut into cubes.

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February 23, 2006

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat jelly roll pan with cooking spray. Trim ends from each squash. Slice squash into 3/4 inch thick rings. Place squash and shallots in single layer on pan.

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November 6, 2004

Buy a large winter squash at the farmer's market or when on sale, cut in 1/2 and bake on cookie sheet in oven at 350 degrees F. until tender (about 1 hour).

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July 21, 2007

I have been given some pattypan squash and I would like to have some recipes for it, as I have never used it. I also need to know if it can be frozen, and how should it be prepared for that?

Thank you,
Jonnie from Alma, AR


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July 22, 20070 found this helpful


Pattypan Squash Recipes:,1-0,patty_pan_squash,FF.html

Freezing Patty Pan Squash:


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By Barbara (Guest Post)
July 25, 20070 found this helpful

Pattypan squash can be treated like any summer squash, including a zucchini. It can be grilled in thick slices, cut up and added to a stirfry, put into a cream sauce, sauteed in a mixed vegetable saute, and even stuffed after parboiling it for 15 or 20 minutes. Personally, I wouldn't freeze it unless I had a lot of it. I would enjoy it in the summer as fresh off the vine as I could have it. I feel that we all eat too much out of season vegetables and then wonder why the kids don't like their veggies. The kids I have known have all loved fresh veggies right out of the garden, hardly stopping to wash the soil off. However, if you have a super abundance of it, I would grate them up in a food processor (only cutting off the stem and bottom bit first) and then bag it up in one or two cup amounts. This could be used then just like zucchini is in zucchini bread! Enjoy your summer squash!!!!!

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October 18, 2014

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August 17, 2021

We had an abundance of yellow squash one year. I adapted a carrot cookie recipe into this one. I took these to a potluck, everyone raved over them.


The carrot cookie recipe said they had 40 calories per cookie, the squash probably has less.

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