15 Refreshingly Easy Summer Squash Recipes

Put your homegrown summer squash to good use.

summer squash recipes
Ikaroo

If it seems like you always have plenty of squash in your garden but never enough different dishes to make, you're in luck. We found a variety of summer squash recipes to put your homegrown vegetables to good use. With all these tasty courses, including side dishes, soups, and salads, squash is about to become your go-to veggie.

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summer squash recipes galette
This Mess is Ours
Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette

The best part of this dish is it can be served at any temperature and enjoyed at any time of the day.

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Tools you'll need: extra large sheet pan ($21, )

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summer squash recipes baked
A Sweet Pea Chef
Baked Squash and Zucchini Spears

When your garden is overflowing with squash and zucchini, make this quick and tasty side you won't feel guilty for snacking on all day long.

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Tools you'll need: cooling rack ($14, )

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summer squash recipes pasta
Happy Healthy Mama
Summer Squash Noodle Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

A light, healthy "pasta" that still satisfies? This recipe checks all the boxes.

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Tools you'll need: spiralizer ($32, )

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summer squash recipes fritters
Jessica N Wood
Squash Fritters with Basil Butter

These hot, fried fritters stuffed with onions and cheese and topped with a homemade basil butter are bound to be a hit at your summer cookouts.

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Tools you'll need: cast iron skillet ($15, )

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summer squash recipes soup
Chef de Home
Summer Minestrone Soup

Squash and kale make this upgraded Italian soup a nice option when you want a light, healthy lunch.

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Tools you'll need: porcelain soup bowls ($22, )

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A Farm Girl's Dabbles
Spicy Squash Refrigerator Pickles

These tasty squash pickles taste divine served with burgers and sandwiches.

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Tools you'll need: 2-quart mason jar ($13, )

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Courtesy of The Wanderlust Kitchen
Lemon Poppy Seed Summer Squash Bread

Skip the banana bread this summer and try some squash bread instead!

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Tools you'll need: loaf pan ($9, )

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Courtesy of Add a Pinch
Squash Casserole Recipe

Bake and take this crowd-pleasing dish to all your dinner parties this summer.

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Tools you'll need: baking dish with lid ($19, )

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Courtesy of Home Cooking Memories
Grilled Caprese Zucchini Boats

Slice zucchinis or squashes into "boats" for a fun summer appetizer.

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Tools you'll need: rectangular serving platter ($17, )

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Courtesy of Cooking Classy
Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Zucchini, Squash, and Tomatoes

Simply season your fresh veggies for a summer side the whole dinner table will love.

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Tools you'll need: sheet pan ($13, )

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Courtesy of Sprinkles and Sprouts
Roasted Summer Squash with Thyme and Charred Lemon

This dish packs a ton of flavor thanks to fresh thyme and caramelized lemons.

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Courtesy of Flavor the Moments
Coconut Curry Summer Squash Soup

Soup isn't just for winter! This refreshing dish is the perfect way to kick off an alfresco meal.

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Courtesy of Mel's Kitchen
Skillet Zucchini and Yellow Squash

This simple dish couldn't be easier to make (try it on your next camping trip!).

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Courtesy of Cooking Classy
Summer Squash and Corn Chowder

Tossing squash into the mix adds some serious flavor and texture.

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Courtesy of The Gracious Pantry
Clean Eating Roasted Summer Squash

Trying to stay healthy this season? Make this your signature dish for backyard potlucks.

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