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Summer Squash Recipes

Need summer squash recipes? Get delicious summer squash recipes including summer squash casserole, yellow squash, crookneck squash and more summer squash recipes.

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Yellow squash, green asparagus and red onion help usher in the flavors of springtime. For an Asian flavor twist, substitute soy sauce for the balsamic vinegar (adjusting the salt due to the soy sauce). Use red pepper flakes for a little added heat. —Billy Hensley, Mount Carmel, Tennessee
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Yellow Squash Soup

Yellow Squash Soup

Yellow Squash Soup

"Delicate and lemony, this squash soup would set the stage for a memorable ladies luncheon. It's the best of late summer in a bowl." —Heidi Wilcox, Lapeer, Michigan

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. Using pattypan squash is a creative twist. —Kaycee Mason, Siloam Springs, AR

Orange Roughy with Cucumber Salsa

Orange Roughy with Cucumber Salsa

Orange Roughy with Cucumber Salsa

Our Test Kitchen shares this recipe for tasty Orange Roughy fillets topped with a healthy dollop of cool and colorful Cucumber Salsa. It makes a light and lovely summer entree that goes together in minutes. (You just might want to mix up extra bowls of this summer-fresh salsa for tortilla chip dipping!)
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Cajun Summer Vegetables

Cajun Summer Vegetables

Cajun Summer Vegetables

Put your garden-fresh summertime veggies to good use in a colorful side dish that gets a little heat from Cajun seasoning. It pairs well with any entree, and it's quick and easy to prepare. —Nancy Dentler, Greensboro, North Carolina

Veggie Fajitas

Veggie Fajitas

Veggie Fajitas

For scrumptious and super-healthy party fare, Sarah Mercer suggests her colorful, hearty fajitas packed with crisp-tender veggies. “My husband prefers these to chicken or beef fajitas and I serve them for dinner often,“ says the Wichita, Kansas cook.

Squash Provencal

Squash Provencal

Squash Provencal

All of my family loves vegetables, and in the summer when squash is plentiful, I serve this dish frequently. It is truly my husband's favorite and can serve as a complete dinner for him.

Veggie-Packed Strata

Veggie-Packed Strata

Veggie-Packed Strata

This is a wonderful, colorful casserole that everyone enjoys. I'm sure you'll be hooked on it after one bite, too.—Jennifer Unsell, Vance, Alabama

Savory Mediterranean Orzo

Savory Mediterranean Orzo

Savory Mediterranean Orzo

If you like to celebrate the season by sampling flavors from around the world, you’ll love this Mediterranean side. The yellow summer squash, roasted red peppers and spinach yield specks of eye-popping color that makes this dish festive.—Kristi Silk, Ferndale, Washington

Summer Garden Soup

Summer Garden Soup

Summer Garden Soup

This soup is very tasty, and the best part is that all of the main ingredients come straight from my garden. It's even good when served chilled.

Squash Casserole Side Dish

Squash Casserole Side Dish

Squash Casserole Side Dish

Our 1-year-old son can be a fussy eater, and my husband is mostly a "meat and taters" man. But both my guys love this cheesy squash bake! Often, I make a double batch of it and take one to the 4-H nutrition class I teach. It's a "hit" there, too. If you're a pressed-for-time cook like I am, this squash casserole will streamline your menu planning.

Chicken Sausage Pita Pockets

Chicken Sausage Pita Pockets

Chicken Sausage Pita Pockets

Chicken sausage comes in many flavors, so I try different ones when I make pitas with fresh basil and veggies, inspired by the Greek gyro. —Christina Price, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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