13 Yellow Summer Squash Recipes to Enjoy this Summer
Yellow summer squash is one of the most versatile squashes out there. You can use them as a seasonal side dish for the summer months, or use it to create a main course for your next meal!
If you want to save your yellow summer squash to use later, you can follow use these zucchini freezing instructions. Even though it’s written for zucchini, you can follow the directions for freezing yellow summer squash too!
What Can You Make with Yellow Summer Squash?
There are so many different types of yellow squash recipes that you can choose from. You’ll never have to worry about another bland or boring squash recipe when you have these recipes handy. To show you the many possibilities of something as simple as a yellow summer squash, we’ve gathered some amazing yellow squash recipes for you to try and pull inspiration from. Check them out!
4. Summer Squash Casserole
This air fryer summer squash is so crispy and easy to make! Plus, you don’t have to worry about turning them!
6. Stuffed Yellow Squash with Bacon
If you are looking for a great crowd-pleasing recipe, you can’t go wrong with these baked squash shells! They’re filled with delicious crispy bacon and a cheesy crumb that makes it a fun savory side dish.
7. Zucchini Gratin with Yellow Squash
Don’t let your zucchini or squash go to waste with this creamy and cheesy mix! It’s simple to make and easy to prepare, making this perfect for even the pickiest eaters! Try the recipe HERE.
8. Yellow Squash Cheddar Cheese Biscuit Recipe
Who knew you could make yellow squash into a flaky biscuit? These cheddar cheese biscuits are a great way to get your family to eat more veggies, and these are easy to make.
9. Baked Parmesan Yellow Squash
This easy grilled summer squash recipe would be a great addition to salads, sandwiches, or even a summer side dish! This recipe is so versatile and can be whipped up in just a few minutes!
How to Store Yellow Summer Squash
Yellow squash, like zucchini, is best stored in the fridge. While you might be tempted to wash it ahead of time, do not wash your yellow squash before storing it. Summer squash will last about 5-7 days in the fridge and 1-5 days on your counter while prepared squash usually lasts about one week. Keep this in mind if you are preparing any of your yellow squash for freezer or fridge prep meals.
Yellow summer squash is best stored in a plastic bag with a few holes to allow proper airflow. If you have the room, make sure that you store them in a vegetable crisper drawer to extend your summer squash’s shelf life.
As you can see, there are so many ways you can prepare summer squash! These summer squash recipes are just a small portion of all the possibilities you can make! Try them, and see which ones you like best! If you’re looking for some options for zucchini squash, I have a whole list you can check out here!
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