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12 Things To Do With All That Damn Squash

There’s more here than zoodles.

Looking for a tasty summer squash recipe that comes together quickly? Try Adventures In Cooking’s recipe for a squash and tomato stir fry. It has bright Thai flavors and is a great way to use up your veggies.Adventures In Cooking
Zucchini is so versatile: one day it’s a zoodle and the next it’s a cake. Your kids will never suspect there’s a veggie hiding in this iced lemon zucchini bread, courtesy of A Cookie Named Desire.A Cookie Named Desire
This veggie-packed vibrant green basil zucchini soup is served chilled so it’ll cool you off on those hot summer days. Pair it with some crusty bread as suggested by The Little Epicurean, and you’ll have a light, refreshing meal.The Little Epicurean
If your summer garden went a little wild (not a bad problem to have) try a summer veggie galette like this one from A Classic Twist. It uses tons of summer vegetables like tomato, zucchini, and corn, all in a delicious homemade crust. A Classic Twist
What happens when you mix summer corn, thinly sliced zucchini, fresh garden herbs, and three cheeses? You get this decadent and veggie-filled cheesy zucchini and corn pie, dreamed up by Half-Baked Harvest.Half-Baked Harvest
If you have a taste for yummy carpaccio but want to skip the beef, try a zucchini carpaccio instead. Steamy Kitchen shows how to capture the flavors of the original dish with thinly sliced squash and plenty of toppings.Steamy Kitchen

Orecchiette pasta and summer squash balance each other beautifully in this squash recipe by Love & Lemons. Rosemary, garlic, hot pepper, and big squeeze of lemon make this dish pop.

Love & Lemons

You can make this zucchini taco recipe from Half-Baked Harvest using either zucchini or squash blossoms stuffed with cheese (or both). It’s a great way to use up corn and squash in an unexpected (and delicious) way the whole family will loveHalf-Baked Harvest
Sure squash is great, but so are the blossoms that grow on some varieties. Here, flavorful (but not overly floral) zucchini flowers are stuffed with zucchini and ricotta. Eva from Adventures In Cooking explains how to pick the best blossoms.Adventures In Cooking
For weeks when the CSA box is overflowing with summer squash, try these vegan chocolate chip zucchini muffins from Pickles & Honey, perfect for dessert, breakfast, or an after-camp snack.Pickles & Honey

The rich and buttery texture of scallops pairs perfectly with zucchini and other fresh veggies in Table For Two’s scallop and summer vegetable skillet. Try it on nights you’re short on time. It’s light, flavorful, and it comes together quickly.

Table For Two

When in doubt, make pizza. Brimming with light and bright summer ingredients, My Name Is Yeh has created an amazing zucchini feta pizza that gets a dose of fresh flavor from mint and preserved lemon.My Name Is Yeh