20 Vibrant Summer Squash Recipes

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We’ve rounded up the tastiest yellow summer squash recipes for you. This list includes pad thai, tacos, tofu bowls, and ribbon salad!

Summer is the best time of the year, when produce is abundant and generous neighbors are eager to gift summer squash from their gardens.

Tangled vines that are dotted with happy yellow squashes at the peak of summer are a sight that will not only make you happy to see but also make your tummy rumble with hunger! 

Squash is a beautifully versatile vegetable that can be easily transformed. Taste the essence of summer with these selected recipes!

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20 Vibrant Summer Squash Recipes

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

We’ve rounded up the tastiest summer squash recipes for you. This list includes pad thai, tacos, tofu bowls, and ribbon salad!


Ratatouille Soup

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 zucchini, chopped
  • 2 summer squash, chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups veggie broth
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil and onion. Sauté until translucent, then add garlic. 
  2. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, then add zucchini, squash, and Italian seasoning. Sauté for 2 more minutes.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat to medium and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Once the zucchini and squash are soft, adjust the soup to taste preferences and serve hot with some rustic bread. Enjoy!


  • Feel free to add some cannellini beans or chickpeas to this soup.
  • Any veggies of your choice can also be incorporated!
  • Find 20 more summer squash recipes in the article above.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: ¼ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 222Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 269mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 11gSugar: 15gProtein: 9g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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