17 Super Summer Squash and Zucchini Recipes


17 Super Summer Squash and Zucchini Recipes

Summer is the height of zucchini season and the best time to experiment with new and delicious zucchini recipes. There are tons of ways you can use zucchini in your cooking, from sweet to savory. With our latest collection you can enjoy Summer favorites like zucchini bread recipes, squash casseroles and yummy fried zucchini!

With this collection of 17 Super Summer Squash and Zucchini Recipes you'll fall in love with these amazing Summer vegetables. Zucchini recipes are often super simple to make and blend well with so many other foods, they are very universal! Whether you are baking them, frying them or making them into a bread, zucchini recipes are loved by many.

Another seasonal favorite that is the color of Summer itself is yellow squash recipes. It's similar to zucchini if both flavor and texture but has its own flavor characteristics that make it so delicious. Squash casseroles are particularly flavorful and fun to make. One of the best things about these two summer wonders, they go great together! Check out our featured dish below that highlights them both - a Double Squash Combo.

Double Squash Combo

Cooking Time: 7 hr


  • 1 1/2 pounds zucchini
  • 1 1/2 pounds summer squash
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons fine, dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 small red onion, sliced (optional)


  1. Cut both kinds of squash into 1/2-inch pieces. Mix in sliced onions (optional).
  2. Put in bottom of slow-cooking pot and sprinkle with salt, pepper, and garlic salt.
  3. Dot with butter; sprinkle with crumbs and cheese.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or until tender. 

Notes: Variation - put everything in a buttered casserole dish and bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F. 


Table of Contents

Easy Squash and Zucchini Recipes

Summer Casserole Recipes

Delicious Sweet Breads & Desserts

Special Bonus: How to Make Pecan Squash Bake

Easy Squash and Zucchini Recipes:


One of the great things about squash and zucchini recipes is they are pretty cheap and quite often easy! They mix well into pastas, baked or fried on their own or roasting nice and slow. You can even toss squash and zucchini into your soups, stews and stir fry for a lovely extra flavor and crunch. 

  1. Bacon Zucchini & Basil Pasta
  2. Zucchini Italiano
  3. Fantastic Fried Zucchini
  4. Crunchy Zucchini Sticks
  5. Roasted Summer Squash
  6. Angel Hair Summer Squash  

Summer Casserole Recipes:


One popular way to use squash and zucchini is in casserole recipes. Whether you are just tossing it in with other meats and veggies or whether it's the main focus of the casserole; it's a great way to utilize this veggie. It's also a great to eliminate the extra carbs from your typical casserole, squash and zucchini are so hearty it makes the dish very filling.


  1. Fun Yellow Squash Casserole
  2. Beef Zucchini Casserole
  3. Creamy Zucchini Casserole
  4. Mixed Garden Casserole
  5. Bisquick Zucchini Casserole

Delicious Sweet Breads & Desserts:


Perhaps the most popular way to use zucchini is in wonderfully delicious zucchini bread recipes. There are many ways to make it, with lots of different combos, the key being - make it moist! You can even get zucchini to taste amazing in a cake, it's that versatile.

  1. Slow Cooker Zucchini Bread
  2. Most Moist Zucchini Bread
  3. Traditional Zucchini Bread
  4. Sweet Zucchini Cake
  5. Summer Squash Cinnamon Streusel Bread


Special Bonus: How to Make Pecan Squash Bake



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