Tagged: yellow squash

Herbed Summer Squash and Potato Torte

Herbed Summer Squash and Potato Torte

This recipe was originally from Bon Appetit magazine, and found on epicurious.com.  It is easy to assemble by layering the ingredients (although the directions sound complicated!).  The recipe makes two pans so eat one tonight and freeze the other for another day.  A mandolin makes short work of the preparations. (more…)

Ratatouille

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a traditional French stewed vegetable dish originating in Nice, but popular among the entire Mediterranean coast.  Mid-summer CSA shares will provide all you need for this delicious classic.  Serves 4-6. (more…)

Summer Squash

Summer Squash

Welcome to Summer Squash season!  As you may have noticed already, summer squash appears in a variety of shapes and colors, the most prevalent being the well-known green zucchini, the straight or crooked necked yellow squash, and the round, flat, often scalloped edge, patty pan squash.  All these varieties are tender, warm-season vegetables that differ from their fall and winter cousins in that they are selected to be harvested while still immature.  Thus the entire vegetable, rind, flesh, and seeds, can be eaten. (more…)

Vegetable Fritters

Kohlrabi Fritters

If you’ve still got those funny looking bulbs staring you down on your counter, here’s a new take on kohlrabi.  I’ll admit that for 6 years of the CSA, I never dared try them.  This recipe made me a convert.  They will never go on the swap table again! (more…)

Summer Squash Orange Cake

Summer Squash Orange Cake

From The Victory Garden Cookbook by Marian Morash, here’s a dessert recipe using squash that is fairly quick and yummy. Maybe this will bring the kids around to eating their veggies! The recipe is made in a 10-inch tube or bundt pan. (more…)

Stuffed Squash

Stuffed Squash

Ingredients:

4 to 6 medium yellow or green squash
1 lb ground turkey (if vegetarian, canned chickpeas can be substituted)
1 large onion, chopped
1-2 cloves of garlic, minced (optional)
Olive oil
3 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 cup tomato sauce
Salt/pepper/spices (oregano, basil, cumin, curry — up to you), to taste
1 cup cooked brown rice
Cheese (cheddar, provolone), shredded or sliced thin (more…)