Tasty Recipe for Yellow Summer Squash

How to Make Yellow Squash


  • Yellow squash
  • Spike (low sodium salt)
  • Butter, (Danish Creamery)
  • Parsley flakes
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic salt
  • Water, ½ cup


  1. Wash 2-3 yellow squash with baking soda and warm water; then rinse.
  2. Cut a little off both ends of each squash.
  3. Cut medium size slices of squash into a bowl.
  4. Preheat a skillet at medium heat, add 1/2 stick of butter and 2 ounces of water into a skillet.
  5. Begin placing the sliced yellow squash into the skillet.
  6. Lightly season the squash with "Spike low sodium salt" and lightly sprinkle garlic salt, a small amount of black pepper, and sprinkle on some parsley flakes.
  7. Let cook for 5 minutes on one side before flipping the squash over, and then let cook for 3 minutes on the other side.
  8. Turn the skillet off; there will still be butter sauce sitting in the skillet with the yellow squash.
  9. The yellow squash should be a little soft, but not too mushy.
  10. This recipe can serve 3-6 people as a side order.

Yellow Squash Recipe

How to Make Yellow Squash
How to Make Yellow Squash

Benefits of Eating Yellow Squash

Making yellow squash is easy and healthy for you. Sometimes people call yellow squash "summer squash" because it harvest more in the summer seasons. Squash can be eaten as a side order or a main dish. Now that you can make the yellow squash recipe, you can make it with an orange chicken recipe or fish and cheese pasta. The benefits and nutrients found in yellow squash:

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin A
  • Antioxidants
  • Beta carotene

The vitamin C in yellow squash can assist with maintaining a strong immune system and prevent premature wrinkles. Vitamin A is also known as retinol which helps with increased eye health, teeth, and better skin complexion. Also vitamin A helps with fighting against cancers such as: breast cancer, prostate cancer in men, and colon cancer.

Antioxidants found in yellow squash assist with fighting off inflammation in the body, which is good decreasing the effects of common cold and sinus problems.

And the beta carotene found in yellow squash prevents from having blurry eye vision. It also decreases potential skin rashes, cancers, and infection.

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MomsTreasureChest 4 years ago

Sounds delicious and healthy as a bonus! We have a lot of summer squash and I'll be making this for our next bbq.

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Ann810 4 years ago from Sunny Cali Author

Hi Treasurechest, thanks for sharing and commenting.

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Peggy W 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

I love squash of all kinds and your yellow squash recipe sounds simple and easy. I use yellow squash and zucchini interchangably as they have similar mild flavors. Up and interesting votes.

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2patricias 4 years ago from Sussex by the Sea

This looks like a good basic recipe.

I am adding it to my Recipe Index for HubPages.

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Ann810 4 years ago from Sunny Cali Author

Hi 2patricias, yellow squash is a tasty but healthy recipe. Thanks for your comment.

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