Mid-summer vegetables are plenty and very versatile.
Summer squash are tender and delicious enjoyed raw, grilled or baked. They are light and take on flavors well. Fresh herbs shine bright as they finish this very simple dish for summertime suppers.
Select squash that is small to medium in size; as they grow larger, they tend to have big seeds and the flesh becomes soft. The skin should be shiny and smooth, firm to the touch.
Yellow squash is underestimated – it is low in calories and a medium-size squash. It has two grams of protein; ample amount of calcium, folate, vitamins A, B, C, trace minerals, potassium, manganese and iron.
Enjoy this vegetable and orzo tian recipe: