Squash Blossom Recipes

Light, delicate squash blossoms are the ultimate summer treat. While the blossoms are most commonly stuffed and fried, they are also delightful on pizza, sautéed with summer vegetables, or simmered in soups.

Squash Blossom Pizza

Tender squash blossoms and rich, creamy burrata are a perfect pair atop a chewy crust. See the recipe for Squash Blossom Pizza »

Fried Anchovy-Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms

For this simple Italian hors d’oeuvre, delicate zucchini flowers are filled with salty anchovy fillets and batter-fried.

Squash Blossom Sauté (Guiso de Flor de Calabaza)

Squash Blossom Sauté (Guiso de Flor de Calabaza)

Stuffed and Fried Squash Blossoms

Squash blossoms are delicate and delicious, with a hint of flavor from the squash itself. See the recipe for Stuffed and Fried Squash Blossoms »

Squash Blossom Soup (Caldo Xochitl con Flor de Calabaza)

Mexico’s soups are famous for their freshness and simplicity. This one marries delicate squash blossoms with chiles, queso fresco, and shredded chicken in an enriched chicken broth.

Squash-Blossom Beignets

Light and delicate, these fried squash blossoms are an unforgettable treat. See the recipe for Squash-Blossom Beignets »

Squash Blossom Soup

This soup is a close version of the dish served at Tlamanalli de Abigail Mendoza Ruíz restaurant in Teotitlán del Valle, a town about 15 miles northwest of Oaxaca, Mexico. See the recipe for Squash Blossom Soup »