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Italian Style Grey Squash

Italian Style Grey Squash

Serves 6.


  • 2 pounds Mexican grey squash (also called Lebanese squash)
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 (14-15 oz) can cut or diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp capers, minced
  • 1/3 c green salad olives with pimientos, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp parsley, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Cut the trimmed squash into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Place the olive oil in a large, heavy pot over medium high heat. Add squash and salt; cook 15 minutes, stirring often.
  3. Add tomatoes (with packing juice), capers and olives. Stir and bring to heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes more.
  4. Stir in the parsley and garlic. Remove from heat and serve hot or cold.

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