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Sweet & Sour Squash Salad

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


6 servings

This salad goes over really well with all ages, and it's a good way to get kids to eat summer squash. —Opal Shipman Levelland, Texas
Sweet & Sour Squash Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper


  1. For dressing, whisk first 6 ingredients until sugar is dissolved. Place vegetables in a large bowl; toss with dressing.
  2. Refrigerate, covered, until cold. Serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 241 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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