Steamed squash is quite a popular summer recipe and can be prepared easily. Steamed squash recipes are easily available and they can be made in a variety of different ways. A number of different ingredients can be added to make steamed squash recipe a delightful treat. One such popular steamed squash recipe is with herbs and olive oil. The ingredients required to make this dish are yellow squash, mixed fresh herb leaves such as basil, marjoram, thyme, oregano and tarragon and olive oil. To prepare steamed squash, the squash needs to be cut into one-inch rounds and then water needs to be boiled in a vegetable steamer. The squash has to be added to the steamer basket, covered and cooked for a couple of minutes till it softens. The chopped herbs need to be whisked with olive oil and then steamed squash along with this mixture have to be tossed together in a large bowl. To add more flavors to the steamed squash, a little garlic, pepper, cayenne etc may too be added.