Frieda's Specialty Produce - Baby Sunburst Squash


What is a Baby Sunburst Squash?

  • Baby Sunburst Squash, one of many varieties of baby summer squash, used to only be found in restaurants and home gardens. It is now grown widely in California and Mexico. Named for its distinctive star shape, Baby Sunburst Squash has a mild squash flavor and soft tender texture.

How to Eat

  • Steam, sauté, boil or add to veggie platters for dips, chop into salads, or add to soups. Add whole to stews and casseroles or skewer for kebobs on the grill.

Health Benefits

  • Rich in vitamin C and low in calories.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm, plump, and unblemished squash.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated up to 1 week.

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Grilled Baby Squash with Garlic Marinade

Grilled Baby Squash with Garlic Marinade Ingredients: 16 medium mushrooms 8 ounces Frieda’s Baby Squash, trimmed 1/3 cup olive or vegetable oil 1/3 cup white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Frieda’s chopped Fresh Basil, Dill, Chives, Chervil, Sage, or Savory 2 … Continue reading

Baby Squash and Goat Cheese Salad

Baby Squash and Goat Cheese Salad Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 1 pound Frieda’s Baby Squash, trimmed and halved if large 4 – 5 cups torn mixed salad greens 1 cup garlic croutons 3 ounces goat cheese Red … Continue reading

Sauteed Sunchoke® Medley

Sauteed Sunchoke® Medley Ingredients: 2 cups thinly sliced Sunchokes® Lime or lemon juice 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups sliced carrots 1/2 cup sliced onions 1 1/2 cups zucchini or yellow squash chunks (such as Baby Sunburst Squash) … Continue reading

Three Squash Medley

Three Squash Medley Ingredients: 1 green or white Frieda’s Chayote Squash, peeled quartered and cored 1/3 cup chicken broth 2 Frieda’s Scallopini Squash, halved an sliced 1 large zucchini, thinly sliced 1 cup corn (fresh, frozen or canned) 2 tablespoons … Continue reading