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Summer Squash is Available:
How Does Summer Squash Grow:
They grow on a plant that can produce a lot through one season.
What to Look for When Buying Summer Squash:
Pick firm, heavy for their size and a good color according to the
Summer Squash Storage Tips:
Store in fridge crisper.
How to Cook with Summer Squash:
Cook in side dishes, sautéed, stir fry, baked, shredded in quick
Summer Squash Nutrition Facts:
Summer squash are high in manganese, Vitamin C, magnesium and
Vitamin A. They also have dietary fiber.
Cook zucchini in boiling, salted water for 10 minutes. Cut in half
and scoop out centers. Set aside. Sauté onion, garlic and tomato for
2-3 minutes. Mix center of zucchini with remaining ingredients. Fill
zucchini shells. Bake in 350 degree oven for 15 minutes. In the last
5 minutes, top zucchini with Parmesan cheese until slightly browned.
Prep your zoodles by cutting zucchini or yellow squash into strips
with a spiral
slicer. Add to a skillet. Add 1 Tablespoon butter and saute
zoodles until tender. Season with salt, pepper, garlic, Parmesan or
other seasonings. (you can also add other vegetables like carrots)
Slice yellow squash 1/4 rounds, place in pan with olive oil, and
saute' for 6 minutes turning often. Cook until golden brown, then
add garlic and salt. Enjoy!
2 Cups shredded zucchini
2 Cups sugar
1 Cup oil
3 teaspoon Vanilla
3 Cups flour
1 teaspoon Baking soda
¼ teaspoon Baking powder
1 teaspoon Salt
3 teaspoon Cinnamon
1¼ c. pecans, roughly chopped and divided, optional
In mixing bowl add eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla. Blend together. Add
in baking soda, baking powder, salt and cinnamon to mixture. Blend
together. Stir in zucchini and nuts if using. Save some nuts for
topping if desired.
Stir batter until well blended. Pour into 2 greased bread 9 inch
loaf pans or muffin liners. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes or
20 minutes if making muffins. (Depending on how much moisture is in
the zucchini, it may take an hour or slightly longer for the loaves
to finish baking). They are done when a toothpick inserted comes out
2 yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
Have an adult cut yellow squash in half lengthwise. Place squash in
casserole dish. Spread each half with butter then sprinkle with salt
and pepper. Sprinkle with cheese. Have an adult bake at 400 degrees
until cheese is melted about 15-20.