Pattypan Squash Recipes

They’re not as scary as they look–pattypan squash are easy to cook and one of summer’s most versatile veggies. 

Peculiar Size and Shape
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Peculiar Size and Shape

Known for their peculiar shape, small size, and scalloped edges, pattypan squash come in several varieties and can be incorporated into a number of great summer dishes. Also known as the “flying saucer” squash, these veggies are fun for the whole family and can be pickled, fried, grilled, and more.

First up is our Pickled Baby Pattypan Squash. Find these mini summer veggies in markets during warm-weather months. The toy-top shape makes them great for pickling whole. The spicy brine pairs perfectly with the mild squash flavor.

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