Cucuzza is an Italian summer squash, that is eaten like a zucchini. This stew is filled with the savory flavors of the squash, potatoes and tangy pasta sauce. Enjoy it as a simple first course at your next Italian feast. Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Vegetables European Italian Cucuzza Squash Soup Italian Cucuzza Squash Soup Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT40M Serves 4 1 N/A Cucuzza Italian Squash 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Large Potato 1 Large Onion 1/2 Cup Jarred Pasta Sauce 4 Cups Chicken Stock 1/4 Teaspoon Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning Add olive oil to a 6-quart Dutch oven and heat for 1 minute over medium heat. Stir in potatoes and sauté for 10 minutes. Add onions and Italian seasoning and cook for another 15 minutes stirring frequently. Add pasta sauce and stir saute until potatoes are al dente. Add squash, salt, pepper, and water to the pot. Simmer unitl the vegetables are fork tender.

Italian Cucuzza Squash Soup

Italian Cucuzza Squash Soup Recipe


Cucuzza is an Italian summer squash, that is eaten like a zucchini. This stew is filled with the savory flavors of the squash, potatoes and tangy pasta sauce. Enjoy it as a simple first course at your next Italian feast.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

European

Protein

Vegetables

Category

Soups

Serves

4

Total Time

40 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 Cucuzza Italian Squash (Peeled & Diced)
      • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
      • 1 Large Potato (Diced)
      • 1 Large Onion (Diced)
      • 1/2 Cup Jarred Pasta Sauce
      • 4 Cups Chicken Stock
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt & Freshly Ground Black Pepper (Or More, To Taste)
      • 1 Tablespoon Italian Seasoning

Directions

  1. Add olive oil to a 6-quart Dutch oven and heat for 1 minute over medium heat. Stir in potatoes and sauté for 10 minutes. Add onions and Italian seasoning and cook for another 15 minutes stirring frequently. Add pasta sauce and stir saute until potatoes are al dente.
  2. Add squash, salt, pepper, and water to the pot. Simmer unitl the vegetables are fork tender.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

342 kcal

Carbs

42 g

Fat

16 g

Protein

10 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.66

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