Gardeners know zucchini is one of the most prolific vegetables you can grow. Before long, you have so many, you need new zucchini recipes just to use them all. We’ve gathered a dozen great ideas to help you with your bountiful zucchini harvest this year.
Zucchini is one of those vegetables that seems to just grow and grow and grow. Whether you’re a gardener yourself, have a generous neighbor who likes to share or you pick up a few at your local farmer’s market, by this point in the summer you need new ideas to make good use of this rapidly growing squash. Today we’re sharing some of the best zucchini recipes you can find on the web including delicious ideas for breakfast, side dishes, main dishes and desserts. We can’t wait to try them and hope you and your family enjoy them as well.
12 Zucchini Recipes
Here’s a fun fact. Did you know August 8 is Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night? If you happen to celebrate this little-known holiday, be sure to slip your neighbor a link to these recipes when your stealth team of zucchini elves goes door-to-door. If you love the zucchini recipes we’re sharing today, please be sure to click through the links and pin from the original source, not from Kenarry. To pin or share this collection of zucchini recipes as a whole, you’ll find a large collage at the bottom of this post.
1. Charred Zucchini Salsa Verde for Huevos Rancheros by Everyday Southwest
I love salsa verde, but never thought to put zucchini in it. Everyday Southwest served their Charred Zucchini Salsa Verde over Huevos Rancheros, but I bet it would be delicious with tortilla chips too.
2. Cheesy Quinoa Zucchini Pancakes by Its a Wahm Life
3. Zucchini Marinara by Five Heart Home
Zucchini topped with tomato sauce and baked in the oven would go great with just about any meal.
4. Asian Marinated Zucchini by The Tip Toe Fairy
If you love stir fry, this is the zucchini recipe idea for you!
5. Zucchini and Yellow Squash Gratin by Belle of the Kitchen
We featured Belle of the Kitchen in the Summer Spotlight earlier this summer, but couldn’t resist sharing another of her fabulous recipes with you.
6. Italian Cheese Scalloped Zucchini by Cozy Country Living for This Silly Girl’s Life
Doesn’t this zucchini smothered with cheese look amazing? I’d love to have it alongside my favorite spaghetti and meatballs.
7. Creamy Zucchini and Carrot Soup by Hot Eats and Cool Reads
It won’t be long and we’ll be back in soup season. I’m definitely planning to give this zucchini recipe a try when that time comes. I wonder if it would work with frozen shredded zucchini?
8. Zucchini Pie by Love, Pasta and a Tool Belt
Emily over at Love, Pasta and a Tool Belt says this zucchini recipe is one of their family’s favorites. I’m going to take her word for it and see if it becomes a favorite for my family too.
9. Double Chocolate Zucchini Loaf by Kleinworth & Co.
I think zucchini bread is likely one of the most common ways to use zucchini. Why not take it to a whole new level, though, by making this DOUBLE Chocolate Zucchini Loaf?
10. Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Brownies by Jasey’s Crazy Daisy
Your children will never see the zucchini coming once it’s mixed into these delicious zucchini brownies. Jasey also suggests how to make the brownies gluten-free if your family has dietary restrictions.
11. The Best Zucchini Bars by Cookie Dough & Oven Mitt
I bet these zucchini bars live up to their name! I can’t wait to find out.
12. Chocolate Pecan Zucchini Cake by Yesterfood
This may be your new favorite way to get your veggies with grated zucchini in every scrumptious bite.
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What’s your favorite zucchini recipe or do you have another way you like to prepare this vegetable? Please comment below and share. We’re always looking for great ideas!
While you’re here be sure to check out other side dish ideas on Kenarry: Ideas for the Home. You may enjoy:
- Red Cabbage Recipe: Tasty Southwest Sautéed Side Dish
- Quick and Easy Hoppin’ John Side Dish
- Sweet Potato Recipes: 18 Delicious Dinner Ideas