Roasted Patty Pan Squash and Herbed Chickpeas Recipe The patty pan squash (in French: le pâtisson ) is a member of the blended summer squash family. Shaped very much like a UFO with undulating edges — each bump a tiny cockpit with an alien inside, presumably –, it can be conical or squat, and comes in shades of yellow, green, or white.
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.
This recipe was a total hit for us. My husband's first bite brought a "ummmm" delight! I used 1 HUGE homegrown patty pan squash from our daughter's garden and found that I needed to cover the pan for about 6 to 7 minutes to get the cooking process going then lid off to continue sautéing.
How to Cook Patty Pan Squash. The patty pan squash is a popular summer squash known for its small shape and scalloped edges. Most patty pan squashes are yellow or white in color, and they are often no more than 2 to 3 inches (5 to 7.6 cm)...
This recipe makes a great side dish! Even better, it is very easy to make! I love patty pan squash as it has mild flavor and is softer than other squashes. The flavors in the dish really complement the squash taste too. We served this with some grilled chicken and it was great!
Stuffed Patty Pan Squash (adapted from a recipe for Stuffed Sweet Mini-Peppers in the November 2001 issue of Sunset magazine) 8 small patty pan squash (you might use more or less according to size) 1 cup finely chopped Walla Walla sweet onion 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup long-grain white rice 1/4 cup pine nuts 1 cup vegetable broth
This was so easy, and absolutely delicious. We had neither zucchini nor baby-size squash, so we used full-sized patti pan and summer squash cut into large pieces, and it came out just fine.
Let’s stand up for the baby pattypan. The baby pattypan has its own unique crown shape and an olive-oil like flavor that cries out for attention. While baby pattypans can work in recipes created for zucchini or yellow summer squash, we’ve been hunting all summer for recipes that were created just for the little pattypans. Isn’t it a shame to slice them up when their shape is so perfect ...
Its appearance aside, patty pan squash is versatile and makes for some delightful summer recipes. It can be grilled, fried, or, in this case, oven-roasted. Patty pans impart a somewhat buttery flavor, although some people think they taste more like olive oil.
Stuffed Pattypan Squash With Rice, Parmesan, and Spinach; As you can see, the patty pan squash is as versatile as pasta, with fewer calories: One cup contains only 38 calories. When you choose a pattypan squash, keep in mind that the smaller ones will be more tender and take less time to cook, but they also are more difficult to stuff.