Baby Summer Squash

Summer is coming to an end, but it’s never too late to try more of the season’s delicious fresh produce. Have you checked summer squash off your summer cooking list? We at Southern Selects love our baby vegetables; and tender, flavorful baby squash are some of our favorites. We’ve compiled some delicious recipes for you try in the hope that you’ll share our love of baby squash too!


Baby squash recipes require very little preparation. Depending on the recipe, you may want to cut them a bit smaller to make them bite-size, or slice them the long way for presentation, but the delicate skin means no peeling! Bottom line- you might be trying something new, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be doing extra work.


This recipe for lemon pepper grilled baby zucchini is definitely one you’ll want to include in your regular rotation. It requires virtually no ingredient prep and packs lots of bright flavor. Bring this one out when you’re short on time and need a versatile recipe that can go with just about any main. Click here to check it out!



Our Southern Selects Grilled Marinated Baby Vegetables are great for savoring the last days of outdoor dining and entertaining. The marinade is a zesty combination of garlic and ginger to add an extra kick to the baby squash’s mild flavor.

Southern Selects Grilled Marinated Baby Squash Recipe


You can substitute baby squash for other squash recipes too. This can help cut down on prep time and can make your dish a little more “gourmet.” Check out this list of other squash recipes to get inspired, then use baby squash for your own culinary creation. Be sure to tag us on social media to show us what you come up with!