6 healthy recipes featuring summer squash
Eggplant, zucchini and summer squash are amazingly nutritious. Here are six healthy recipes to try
Beef And Almond Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Looking for a fun way to sneak more vegetables into family meals? Kids will devour these tasty and crunchy zucchini boats-and parents will love that they’re loaded with nutrients as well as flavour.
Get the recipe: Beef And Almond Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Herbed Eggplant Lasagna
Eggplants make delicious lasagna, but traditional methods usually involve slicing and frying them in copious quantities of oil. Here, eggplant is diced and simmered with flavourful ingredients to make a rich, zesty herbed sauce.
Get the recipe: Herbed Eggplant Lasagna
Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip)
Eggplants are a Greek’s best friend. Roasted eggplants, even better! Melitzanosalata is served at most Greek tavernas and is delicious as a side, or on crackers or in a sandwich.
Get the recipe: Melitzanosalata (Eggplant Dip)
Potato and Zucchini Tortilla
This potato and zucchini tortilla is made from the simplest of ingredients-eggs, onions and potatoes-cooked like a flat omelette and served warm or cold, cut into wedges. All kinds of extra ingredients can be added, such as asparagus, peas and mushrooms.
Get the recipe: Potato and Zucchini Tortilla
Quinoa with Grilled Eggplant
Quinoa, a nutritious grain from South America, has a texture similar to split lentils when cooked. It contains more protein than any other grain and is also lower in carbohydrate content. Here it is combined with grilled zucchini, peppers, cherry tomatoes and onions, then baked with tangy goat cheese on top. Serve with a mixed leaf salad.
Get the recipe: Quinoa with Grilled Eggplant
Baked Eggplant with Yogurt
In this delicious dish, grilled slices of eggplant and zucchini are layered with a rich tomato sauce and cumin-flavoured yogurt, then baked. Thick slices of multi-grain bread and a crisp green salad are perfect accompaniments for baked eggplant with yogurt.
Get the recipe: Baked Eggplant with Yogurt