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Yellow summer squash

What is yellow summer squash? About the ingredient yellow summer squash. Including 174 recipes with yellow summer squash, nutrition data, and where to find it.


Yellow summer squash is a type of yellow-coloured vegetable marrow and is a member of the gourd family.

It is also known as Summer Squash and Straightneck Squash.

It has mildly sweet and watery flesh, and thin tender skins that for many recipes don't need to be peeled off. When selecting this variety of squash in a store, choose those that are small and firm with tender skins free of blemishes or bruising.


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup, sliced (113g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 18Calories from Fat 1
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars 2.5
Protein 1.4g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 2% Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Yellow summer squash is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Yellow summer squash is a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much does yellow summer squash weigh?

measure grams
1 cup, sliced 113
1 large 323
1 medium 196
1 slice 9
1 small 118

In Chinese:黄色西葫芦
British (UK) term: Yellow summer squash
en français:courge d'été jaune
en español:amarillo calabaza de verano

Recipes using yellow summer squash

There are 169 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Beef and Zucchini Stuffed Tomatoes
California Grilled Veggie Sandwich
Cheese Squash Casserole
Cheesy Baked Whole Wheat Penne with Roasted Fresh Vegetables
Garden Primavera Fettuccini
Grilled Summer Vegetable Pizza with Basil Pesto and Feta
Grilled Summer Vegetable Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
Grilled Summer Vegetable Taco
Grilled Vegetable Pizza
Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Tapenade
Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with Tomato and Olives Tapenade
Healthy Farmer's Market Vegetarian Quesadillas

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