24 Savory Squash Blossom Recipes to Feast On This Summer

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Summer is the season for many good things, like sunny, longer days, zucchini, corn and heirloom tomatoes, and the gem among them all: squash blossoms!

What Are Squash Blossoms?

Squash blossoms are basically the edible flowers of the plants that produce summer or winter squash, such as zucchini, spaghetti squash or other types of squash.

While both male and female blossoms can be eaten, the male blossoms are often picked, leaving the female blossoms to produce some fruit (squash).

Related: 32 Savory Summer Squash Recipes to Make You Obsessed With the Veg

When Are Squash Blossoms in Season?

Typically in season from late spring to early fall, squash blossoms are highly perishable and are more often found at farmers' markets as opposed to supermarkets. Because they are not easily available, I say grab them if you see them!

How to Cook Squash Blossoms

While squash blossom recipes typically call for stuffing the blossoms and then dredging them in some sort of batter before deep-frying them, there are other ways of cooking these gorgeous edible flowers too.

Best Squash Blossom Recipes

From the Squash Blossom Tart, Squash Blossom Frittata, Ricotta and Squash Blossom Pizza, to Stuffed Fried Squash Blossoms, Squash Blossom Soup, and Squash Blossom Quesadillas, there's bound to be a recipe you'll enjoy here!

Here are 24 savory squash blossom recipes to feast on this summer. Browse through them, don't forget to pin your favorites and let's get cooking.

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