patty pan squash
Patty pan squash is disc shaped and can be yellow, green, or white!
How to Select
Select patty pan squash once the color changes from green to golden yellow but while the fruit is still small (between 2-4 inches). Patty pans can grow to 7 inches across but get tough the larger they get.
How to Store
Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes.
How to Prepare
Rinse in cold water. Trim tops and bottoms. Peel if skin is tough. Eat raw: Add to salads, or have as a snack with dip. Eat cooked: Steam, microwave, or boil until tender. Bake, roast, stir-fry, or saut. Add to pasta and rice dishes, soups and stews, and casseroles. Can steam patty pan whole.