Despite its small size pattypan squash have quite a crunch to it making them great for salads or a quick saute use it stuffed pattypan squash grilled pattypan squash with hot chorizo vinaigrette orzo rice pilaf with patty pan squash and bell pepper.

Experiment with different varieties like yellow zucchini pattypan and eight ball squash mdash they all cook up the same way as the usual zucchini test kitchen tip to save time skip the peeler zucchini skin is safe to eat and almost flavorless.