Stuffed and Baked Pattypans

Stuffed and Baked Pattypans
A seasoned patty pan flower :)
ready to eat!

These are beauties from my garden and after browsing plenty as to how to cook ‘em, I decided I will make a stuffed bake out of it! These squashes are as easy on the eyes as they are on the palate

The joy of cooking home grown abounds and “homegrown” will probably be my most favorite words for the summer!
This is a super healthy recipe and SO easy to make – I feel so good and pleased if I make a wonderful new dish and it is SO easy to make!
Pattypan squash (as many as you need or have)
Stuffing Ingredients
2- 3 tomatoes
1 onion
1 cup of cottage cheese
Green chili 2-3
Fresh sage
Fresh Garlic chives
With the turmericborders


Slit the pattypan head exactly where the flowery edges are and scoop the seeds out – keep the head of the squash to use with a different recipe (hope to blog this too)
I used Turmeric as a decoration around the edges of the flower and for more beautiful pictures, besides of course the wonderful flavors it brings to the dish
Make the stuffing
In 1 tbsp of olive oil, sauté the stuffing like you would a sauce, making sure to add the cottage cheese last and set aside
Prepare the patty pan by adding the same spices and some sea salt, so that it does not taste blah by itself
Now add the stuffing into the scooped hole in the patty pan
Grate some parmesan on top of it and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees
Eat hot…
As always, love you all and see you in your blogs soon
My homegrowns
Pattypan takes centre stage :)
Their heads with the top scooped off for future recipe
Cutting the rim like a surgeon – my dahling hubs
Now he scoops out the seeds
The saute
Stirred in
Oven ready

Exciting announcements

I won a cook book my first ever from Cooking creations! YAY!! and thank you – I have heaps to read from that one!
Sorry it got uploaded sideways :(

I am also excited to announce that NOW SERVING will be haing a 3rd guest segment soon…. Stay tumed

And last but not least my blog event FAST FOOD NOT FAST FOOD EVENT will be hosted by my sweet blogger friend, Vardhini Koushik of Vardhini’s Kitchen – Do check out her wonderful blog for event details and send in your entries –
That’s really it mes amies – bon soir until the next time!!!


  1. Looks so wonderful…Never cooked with the pattypans…Should try it…

    R they called pattypans in grocery shops or any other name used to it..

    Really so tempting…

  2. congrats on winning the book..You deserve it,dear!! baked patty pans looks yum..first time seeing this veggie..

  3. Patty pans are new to me too,they look so exotic and yum.

  4. Congrats on ur win dear…
    Never heard of this veggie but the outcome looks so inviting…

  5. wow they r so awesome n its shd taste divine because they r home grown.. n congrats on ur win!!

  6. This vegetable is so cute. I haven't seen this till today. Love ur home grown stuff. good harvest :-)and congrats on winning the book

  7. many heart cheers on the book win priya and hey i love what your garden produces- the patty pans look wow; nice recipe

  8. oh my god you grown these? those are real beauties. looks wonderful and congrats on the win.

  9. Congrats on your win dear…Pattypans are very new to me…eyeing them for the first time…they look so beautiful…wonder if these are available in India?

  10. Seriously those stuffed pattypans tempts me a lot..Congrats on ur win Priya,u truly deserve it..

  11. Congrats!
    This dish looks so tasty and so pretty like floral cups….I have always seen these in the store but never knew how to make them.
    Thanks for the recipe.

  12. What a novel way to cook pattypans!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  13. wow…
    looks healthy and delicious dear…
    and Congrats on ur win:)

  14. Congrats on the win! And, this is such a creative way to cook pattypans!

  15. Congrats on ur win dear !! Keep Rocking :)

    Pattypans are very new to me !! looking them first time here !! They look very beautiful !! and u made perfect recipe using them !!

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  16. Sounds healthy and delicious! I love vegetables but never cooked those beauties before!

  17. wow, that is inventive, amazing and I am at loss of words here. I have had baked squash in a restaurant and I had thoroughly enjoyed it. So, I can almost taste this, love your presentation.

    Congrats on winning the book, enjoy it :)

  18. How lovely they looks,so so pretty…Nice recipe using it!

  19. vowww!! looking so tempting never tried before….
    looking grt!!!
    thanks for sharing!!!

  20. Never tried & tasted it before…looks so tempting!!

  21. Hi Priya, hope you are doing good :-) I have never seen this kind of veggie. It is very cute. Guess, it should taste great as well. Very tempting :-)

    By the way, your purple cauliflower pulav is also tempting!! :-)

  22. wow…those look so good…i have never cooked with these…they look so cute n' interesting…:)..hearty congrats on ur win…:)

  23. Congrats Priya! You deserve the book! Will wait to see the recipes you cook from the book.

    These pattypans are new to me they look so cute! Enjoy the homegrowns dear. They look delicious.

  24. Congrats on the book! The pattypans are so cute looking. I should definitely try this. I'm always looking for new things to try. Thanks!

  25. These look delicious! I've never tried them, but I definitely will now. And congrats on the book!

  26. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe! I love these squashes, but never seemed to know how to prepare them in an original way! It looks like i found the perfect recipe!

  27. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe! I love these squashes, but never seemed to know how to prepare them in an original way! It looks like i found the perfect recipe!

  28. Yum! These do look beautiful and delicious:)

  29. They look very cute, but never heard about it before.

  30. Never cooked with this veggie..looks delicious..

  31. Wow Priya, what a great collection you have. Glad to have found you!

  32. these pattypans are ADORABLE!! what a wonderful idea to stuff and bake them :D.


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