12 Delicious Zucchini Recipes (Slideshow)
September 12, 2014
For when you need some zucchini inspiration
12 Delicious Zucchini Recipes
Zucchini is available year-round, but it’s best (and most plentiful) at the end of summer. We’re at the point in the season when farmers markets, grocery stores, and gardens are bursting with zucchini. The only problem is coming up with a way to use it all.
Zucchini “Noodles” with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Kristie Collado/The Daily Meal
This 5-minute dinner recipe comes from the Daily Meal’s own Cook Editor Kristie Collado. Thinly sliced garlic packs in flavor for an antioxidant-filled, healthy meal. Click here to see the recipe.
Healthy Crispy Breaded Zucchini & Squash
Serve these baked “fries” as healthy side dish for your family. Use panko breadcrumbs for an extra crispy outside without the deep-fryer. Click here to see the recipe.
Crispy Zucchini Sandwiches
Fried zucchini rounds are the base of this stacked sandwich. Simple enough to make on the fly, this recipe makes for a perfect passed appetizer or even side dish. Click here to see the recipe.
Zucchini Bread Muffins
These muffins are healthy single-serving breakfast breads that toe the line between sweet and savory. If you want to take this recipe into a sweeter territory, add in some chocolate chips or raisins. Click here to see the recipe.
Frittata di Zucchine al Forno (Baked Frittata with Zucchini)
An easily baked frittata that can serve as breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even a snack. Cook this frittata in a square baking pan for easy portioning. Click here to see the recipe.
Instead of traditional potato pancakes, whip up a batch of zucchini pancakes. You still get the fried flavor you want, but with extra nutrition. Click here to see the recipe.
Zucchini Gazpacho with Grapes
Gazpacho is traditionally made with tomatoes, bread, and a bit of sherry vinegar. Switch up this summer soup with zucchini and sweet red grapes. Click here to see the recipe.
Fettuccine with Blue Cheese, Arugula, and Crispy Prosciutto
A healthy weeknight meal of whole wheat pasta and zucchini is complemented by rich flavors like blue cheese and prosciutto. Click here to see the recipe.
Bruschetta Chicken with Zucchini “Pasta”
You can never have too much zucchini “pasta.” Not only is it healthy, but zucchini pasta is just as fun to eat as the real thing. Click here to see the recipe.
An easy-to-prep version of the traditional vegetable stew; just boil some water for pasta and pop all of the vegetables into a baking dish, and dinner is ready. Click here to see the recipe.
Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Brownies
These brownies are an easy way to sneak some extra vegetables into the day. Need a gluten-free version? There’s a variation for that too. Click here to see the recipe.