Squash, The Competition

Don’t turn a blind eye to ubiquitous summer squash. It’s surprisingly packed with antioxidants, particularly those that protect your vision!

1. Chilled Summer Squash and Sesame “Noodles”

Swirl gluten-free squash “noodles” into a spicy sesame sauce.

2. Summer Squash Soup with Basil Pistou

Like summer in a bowl, this soup has a creamy (though cream free) mouthfeel and a bright freshness from the French version of basil pesto!

3. Summer Squash & Corn Cacio e Pepe

Fresh corn and succulent squash are tossed with parmesan, lemon and pepper for a late summer saute that’s sure to please every palate.

4. Summer Squash Gratin

Tossed with buttery bread crumbs, plus fresh oregano and parsley, this gratin is a cinch to put together, but impresses at the dinner table.

5. Grilled Squash & Sausages with Sauce Verte

Get the grill ready for Labor Day weekend! The herb-packed sauce makes something really special of store-bought sausages and fresh market squash.

6. Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Rendering a cake that’s incredibly moist, zucchini adds a layer of flavor that’s indistinguishable but clearly exceptional. Don’t feel bad about having a slice for breakfast—it is a vegetable after all…!

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