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Summer Squash Recipes

Quite a few thin-skinned squash varieties grow in abundance during the summer months. Zucchini, pattypan squash, and crookneck squash are just three of the most common types of summer squash.

Summer squash don’t need to be peeled before being eaten. Wash them under running tap water, dry them thoroughly, then proceed with the recipe as instructed.

I particularly love grilling summer squash. Grilled squash is delicious on its own, but it can also be tossed into salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes.

Pesto Pork Chop and Summer Vegetable Foil Dinners

Fresh, summertime vegetables are tossed in pesto and balsamic and cooked with boneless pork chops in this makeover version of the classic foil dinners from childhood.  This recipe for Pesto Pork Chop and Summer Vegetable Foil Dinners was created in partnership with Smithfield. One of the summertime activities I loved doing when I was a kid was …

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Grilled Summer Squash Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pesto

Grilled Summer Squash Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pesto is a great way to savor the abundance of zucchini and yellow squash during the summer months. This post is written in partnership with eureka!® Organic Bread. Summer is finally here! Soon the grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and backyard gardens will be overflowing with delicious summer produce. I …

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Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich

This Grilled Summer Squash Sandwich is so easy to make and it is the perfect way to use up that summer squash and zucchini! Summer is here and that means the grocery stores, Farmer’s Markets, and backyard gardens are overflowing with delicious summer produce. There is never a shortage of summer squash. I especially love zucchini because …

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