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yellow squash ziti pasta

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

I had a ton of extra yellow squash from the garden this year and was looking for a good recipe in which to use it. However, there wasn't anything intriguing on the internet so I made up my own and the family loves it.

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For yellow squash ziti pasta

  • 1 box
    ziti pasta (1 lb)
  • 2
    yellow squash
  • 1/2 c
    shredded parmesan
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    mrs. dash (garlic and herb)
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make yellow squash ziti pasta

  • 1
    Cook pasta as specified on box. Drain. Put in large bowl.
  • 2
    Slice squash and quarter slices. Heat cast iron skillet with 1 T olive oil. Put in squash. Add ½ t salt, ½ t pepper, ½ t chili pepper flakes, ½ t Mrs. Dash. Cook on medium high for about 4 minutes. Squash should have some charred parts, take off burner before pieces get soggy.
  • 3
    Add squash to pasta in large bowl. Add 1 T olive oil, ½ t salt, ½ t pepper and parmesan. Mix to combine. Serve while hot. Goes well with a glass of white wine.