Squash is a bountiful vegetable that you can grow in your garden. Did you know that you could also eat the blossoms of this vegetable? It’s true! Between June and August, you can either harvest your own or pick them up at your local grocery store. At Hilton Head Health, we like to highlight this edible flower by featuring it in our Stuff Squashed Blossoms. Are you ready to give this a try?
Reduced fat cream cheese
1% Cottage cheese
Squash blossoms, stamens removed
Crushed red pepper flakes
Nutrition: Serves: 10| Serving Size: 1 filled squash blossom with 1/4 ounce of balsamic glaze | Calories: 70 | Fat: 4.5 grams | Protein: 3 grams | Carbohydrates: 5 grams | Sodium: 160 milligrams | Fiber: 0 grams