Is your garden providing you with more squash than you know what to do with? Do you have access to fresh squash at a local farmer’s market? Whether it is zucchini or yellow summer squash, have I got the answer for you – Freeze it!
Freezing squash could not be easier, especially if you have a food processor to shred it. If not, a hand grater also works, but just takes longer 🙂
First wash the squash – I rinse mine in running water. Then, cut up the squash into pieces which fit through your food processor and shred it.
Next, put the shredded squash into freezer bags or other freezer containers and place in the freezer.
There is no blanching required so, it does not heat up your kitchen. Later, when you are ready to use it, simply remove the squash from the freezer and use as desired in soups, casseroles, spaghetti sauce, muffins or whatever recipe you choose.