Summer Squash: 15 Spectacular Recipes for Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Pattypan & More

updated May 2, 2019
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Like our farmers’ markets, the Kitchn archives are brimming with beautiful summer squash, from zucchini to yellow, pattypan, and eight-ball varieties. Whether you’re in the mood for a dish that’s hot, cold, sweet, or savory, here are 15 delicious ways to serve this summer staple at breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

1 Potato, Squash, and Goat Cheese Gratin – An easy vegetarian meal or side dish
2 Grilled Zucchini and Grape Tomato Salad – Colorful, fresh, tangy, and sweet
3 Dara’s Baked Eggs with Summer Vegetables and Capers – Comforting and seasonal
4 Squash and Onions with Brown Sugar – Sautéed until sweet, soft, and gooey
5 Squash Ribbons – Raw ribbons tossed with herbs, nuts, and cheese

6 Zucchini Garlic Soup – Creamy and silky with little or no dairy
7 Zucchini, Mint and Yogurt Spread – Inspired by a Middle Eastern dish
8 Baked Summer Squash – With a generous coating of breadcrumbs and Parmesan
9 Late Summer Bean and Vegetable Salad – Tossed with white beans and red peppers
10 Zucchini and Asparagus Strata – A simple and satisfying breakfast dish

11 Dad’s Authentic Ratatouille – Simmered with thyme, garlic, and onions
12 Goat Cheese Tart with Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, and Caramelized Onions – Grilled vegetables served in a light phyllo shell
13 Zucchini-Potato Frittata – Comfort food for breakfast or dinner
14 Eight-Ball Zucchini Stuffed With Rice, Basil, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes – An inspiring recipe from FatFree Vegan Kitchen
15 Pattypan Squash with Eggs Inside – A lovely summer brunch recipe from Sunset

Related: Farmer’s Market Report: Summer Squash and Blossoms

(Images: Elizabeth Passarella, Faith Durand, Dara, Elizabeth Passarella, Emily Ho, Faith Durand, Joanna Miller, Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan, Faith Durand, Joanna Miller, Laure Joliet, Emily Ho, Faith Durand, Susan at FatFree Vegan Kitchen, Thomas J. Story/Sunset)

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