Squash Recipes for a newbie

iVillage Member
Registered: 11-29-2002
Squash Recipes for a newbie
Fri, 10-08-2010 - 9:27am

Hi, I’m hoping to get some squash recipe ideas for someone who as a kid

didn’t really like squash but, I’ve since tasted food that I used to turn my nose

up at as a kid and now thankfully my taste buds have changed and I love


Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999
Fri, 10-08-2010 - 4:52pm

Hi Melody!

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-30-2003
Fri, 10-08-2010 - 5:48pm

Hi, Melodie

Our favorite is grilled. I slice zukes and yellow squash 1/4 inch thick, the long way and marinate

in a little lemon juice and soy sauce. The recipe called for vegetable oil and garlic but I leave

those out.

If the zuke is a little bigger, I cut it in half the long way and stuff with rice, mushrooms and

spices. I might use barley instead of the rice. And I always cook the grain before mixing it all

up and stuffing the squash. I bake it until fork tender.

If I put the zucchini through a grater it usually ends up in zucchini bread. And I always leave out

the oil and put in that amount of nonfat plain yogurt.