Yellow & Green Squash "Patty Pans"
Netherlands

  • $79


Sold as a pack (~300g / 10.6 oz)

All the benefits of the zucchinis, but just in smaller and sweeter shapes!

The Patty Pan is a summer squash and adds a fresh mild garden taste to many dishes like salads, soups and pastas. They're slightly more dense and have a little more crunch than other varieties of summer squash. Use them in a salad, slice them for a quick sauté or you can even stuff the larger ones! 

Seasonality

Best from April to August

Pairings
Patty Pans are best paired with:

  • Bacon
  • Cheese
  • Onions
Health Benefits

  • Helps Weight Loss: Contains only 17 calories per 100g (~50% lower than brussel sprouts, per gram), and has no saturated fats or cholesterol, satiating your appetite with its rich fiber-content
  • Heart-Friendly: Zucchini is rich in potassium, an important intra-cellular electrolyte which reduces blood pressure, and manganese, which keeps the heart strong
  • Promotes Healthy Eyesight: As a source of lutein and zeaxanthin, Zucchini can reduce your risk of age-related macular degeneration
Recipes
Red Rice with Roasted Squash, Fennel & BeetsRecipe
Time Required
  • 75 mins (30 mins Cook Time)
Complexity
  • 3 / 5
Ingredients
Nutritional Values (% of your Daily Value*)
*Daily Value of your nutritional needs, per 100g serving, assuming a caloric intake of 2,000 calories per day. More info here. Sourced from the USDA National Nutrient Database.
Health Benefits are based on empirical research as cited above, but this product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.