It's good the garden typically produces an abundance of zucchini each season. Whether stuffed, grilled, or used in a sweet bread, zucchini recipes offer a lot of possibilities for a fresh summer dish.

How to Cook Zucchini

Discover how to cook zucchini, and you'll want to stock up on this versatile vegetable during the summer months when it's in abundance. (In fact, it's so easy to grow that you'll often find people giving it away in baskets and wagons in their front yard!)

Stuffed Baby Vegetables

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Creamy cheese provides a pleasant contrast to the crunch of the fresh vegetables in these appetizers.

Total: 1 hr

Got-Extra-Zucchini Spoon Bread

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Besides zucchini, this vegetable casserole uses other garden surplus--corn, peppers, and tomatoes.

Gluten Free Pizza on Zucchini-Sage Crust

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Cornmeal, shredded zucchini, egg and cheese recreate the taste and texture of classic pizza crust in this gluten-free recipe.

Carrot and Zucchini Bars

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These spice bars are loaded with healthy ingredients including carrots, zucchini, and walnuts. This low-sodium recipe is a family pleaser.

Mini Vegetable Cakes


Zucchini and beets are baked into corn muffins to make a great side dish for chili, soups, or beef roast.

Grilled Summer Squash with Polenta Wedges and Tomatillo Slather

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This fresh recipe is naturally gluten free and features classic Mexican flavors including cilantro, lime, and chile peppers. If you can't find tomatillos in your market, try serving this dish with jarred tomatillo salsa.

Corn and Zucchini Pan Souffle

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Potato, Zucchini, and Carrot Pancakes

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Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this easy vegetable pancake recipe makes small egg nests in the center of each pancake.

Chicken and Biscuit Kabobs

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Kids love these baked skewers loaded with chicken, biscuits, and summer squash or zucchini. Melted butter and honey make a great dipping sauce. Instead of chicken, try thick slices of fully cooked smoked sausage.

Total: 20 mins

Zucchini Nut Chocolate Muffins

Family Circle

Zucchini and chocolate pair up to make these muffins moist and delicious. With pretty packaging, these sweet treats make great food gifts for family and friends.

Broiled Chops with Italian Vegetables

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Serve these pork chops on a colorful bed of herb-scented fresh vegetables.

Ravioli-Vegetable Stacks

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Your family will love this layered pasta and zucchini main-dish recipe that can be prepared from start to finish in 30 minutes or less.

Total: 25 mins

Herbed Quinoa with Shrimp and Zucchini


Shrimp is sauteed with garlic and zucchini then tossed with fresh basil and quinoa for a healthy and fast meal.

Italian Country Bread Soup

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This low-calorie side dish soup recipe is ready to eat in just 30 minutes.

Zucchini  Recipes: Take your pick!
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