Summer squash is a mild tasting vegetable with a very subtle sweetness.
- A great source of vitamin C to help the immune system.
- High in Vitamin A which can promote healthy eyes and skin.
- Provides potassium, an electrolyte that helps maintain fluid balance.
- Store fresh squash in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator.
- Keep squash in a plastic bag or container to maintain moisture.
- Yellow squash has a thin skin that does not require peeling. Simply wash, cut, and add to your favorite recipe.
- Video: how to cut summer squash
- Yellow squash can be used in place of zucchini for many recipes.
- Saute and mix with whole grain pasta, brown rice or quinoa.
- Make a squash “boat” by cutting the shell in half lengthwise, scooping out the inside, and filling with cooked rice and ground beef. Bake in the oven.