Baked Summer Squash

Summer squash is a very versatile and easy vegetable. It can be cooked with no need to peel. You can grill it, baste with oil or marinade, it’s great for shish kabobs, a simple casserole, roast it – it’s good! Try the recipe below for a great summer dish.

Ingredients Amount
Mixed squash 1 1/2#
Salt To taste
Pepper To taste
Flour 1 Cup
Dried thyme 1-2 Tsp
Curry powder 1/2 Tsp
Fresh oregano 1 Tbsp (or more)
Safflower oil 1/2 Cup
Tomato juice 1 Cup


Heat oven to 400 degrees. Oil large baking dish. Slice squash 1/8 inch thick. Season with salt and pepper. Place in baking dish to make overlapping layers. Combine remaining ingredients and spread on top of summer squash. Bake until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes. Serve hot. This recipe also works for eggplant, green tomatoes, and onions too.

From Annie Perkinson of Flying Cloud Farm, NC

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