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What do you do with patty pan squash? I need cooking/dish ideas.

I do not have an oven.

asked by zucchinivore over 2 years ago

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Susan W

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added over 2 years ago

I keep it very simple and just lightly steam the squash and add butter, salt, pepper and sometimes parm. You might try a recipe search using the search function at the top of this page for something more complex. Be sure to choose "recipes" from the drop-down menu.

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Kristen W.

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added over 2 years ago

You could sub it for summer squash or zucchini in just about anything you would use those vegetables in: quiche or frittata, gratins, on pasta, on pizza, stuffed, roasted on a roasted veg sandwich, simply sautéed with a little butter, etc. It's a very mild flavor, so I like it well-cooked (and if possible, caramelized) to bring out it's sweetness. I also think it pairs well with something green and herbaceous, like pesto.

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Kristen W.

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added over 2 years ago

Oh, forgot you said you don't have an oven - well, never mind about the roasted stuff...:)

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added over 2 years ago

I think that you could cook the stuffed squash in a covered braising pan, stove-top, with a small amount of liquid in the bottom of the pan. Check to be sure it doesn't get dry. You won't get browned topping, but cheese will melt.

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Nancy

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added over 2 years ago

pickle them, if you like that flavor profile.
here are a bunch of recipes:
https://www.google.ca/webhp...

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added over 2 years ago

I cut the stems, cut in half, sautee in unsalted butter. Doesn't get much better. Keep it simple.

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Nan
added over 2 years ago

Make Squash Butter, like zucchini butter

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