Baby Summer Squash
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Seasonality: Year Round
This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd day.
So named because of their tender immature skins and peak season of availability, Baby Summer Squash from Melissa’s are generally available year-round. Completely edible including the seeds, Melissa’s Baby Summer Squash have a mild, delicate flavor and can vary widely in shape and skin color.
Melissa’s Baby Summer Squash can be used in a variety of dishes. Similar in shape and color to their mature counterparts, these baby-size squash, including Scallopini, Summer, Sunburst, Crookneck and Zucchini can be served as a snack with other raw vegetables or cooked hot and served with butter and fresh herbs like basil, oregano or dill.
Choose baby squash that are small-sized with a smooth, glossy and tender skin. Allow 1/4 to 1/3 pound per person. Refrigerate unwashed in a plastic bag for up to 5 days. Rinse baby squash but do not peel. Leave whole, cut into slices or dice. Boil, butter-steam, microwave or stir-fry baby squash.