Zucchini. It’s a staple in almost every garden. It’s easy to grow, fast to produce and very prolific. But everyone knows that zucchini can quickly overrun your kitchen with its abundance.
So what exactly can you do with all that squash besides pawn it off on unsuspecting neighbors and friends? Here are 50 zucchini recipes- from basic bread to mouthwatering main courses- that are sure to please your taste buds and your family.
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50 Zucchini Recipes for Your Summer Harvest
Zucchini Recipes: Breads
Zucchini bread is probably the most popular way to use zucchini in recipes, but there are more ways to make zucchini bread than your standard quick breads! Check out some of these zucchini recipes that take bread to the next level.
My favorites include the zucchini ‘Squashpuppies’ and the chocolate zucchini bread!
Zucchini Cornbread– Brown Eyed Baker
Zucchini Sweet Potato Bread– Joy the Baker
Carrot Zucchini Apple Bread– Mom on Timeout
Zucchini Cheddar Hushpuppies– Eatin’ on the Cheap
Mom’s Zucchini Bread– Favorite Family Recipes
Zucchini Garlic Herb Bread– The Free Range Life
Chocolate Zucchini Bread– It’s a Boy’s Life
Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread with Blueberries and Pecans– Kayln’s Kitchen
Squash Puppies– Ezra Pound Cake
Lemon Zucchini Bread– Barbara Bakes
Zucchini Citrus Muffins– Neighbor Food
Gluten Free Zucchini Bread– Queen on Quinoa
Gluten Free Zucchini Almond Bread– Nourishing Meals
Zucchini Recipes: Main Dishes
Main course dishes featuring zucchini is a great way to reduce the carbs in your dinner while still providing a nutritious, vegetable filled meal.
When the spiralizer burst into the scene- so did tons of zucchini noodle recipes- which eliminate the high carbs of pasta without sacrificing taste. You can create pizzas with zucchini and even lasagna!
Here are some fabulous zucchini recipes for your main course. My favorites are the Poor Man’s Crab Cakes and Zucchini Parmesan!
Zoodles (aka zucchini noodles or ribbons)– Real Food Living
Zucchini Poorman’s Crabcakes – The Free Range Life
Grilled Zucchini Pizza Slices– Kayln’s Kitchen
Stuffed Zucchini Boats– Barbara Bakes
Zucchini Tomato Gratin– Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Chicken and Zucchini Meatballs– Supper for a Steal
Cheesy Zucchini Rice– Buns in my Oven
Zucchini Pizza Crust– Kayln’s Kitchen
Zucchini Pesto Tart– Crumb
Zucchini Parmesan– Taste and Tell
Bacon Zucchini Quiche– Always with Butter
Spinach and Zucchini Soup– 101 Cookbooks
Cheesy Zucchini Potato Casserole– I Wash, You Dry
Raw Zucchini Tomato Lasagna– In Sonnet’s Kitchen
Vegetarian Pizza with Creamy Garlic Sauce– Six Sisters’ Stuff
Spicy Zucchini Fritatta– Shutterbean
Zucchni Recipes: Side Dishes
Zucchini also makes a great side for your main courses. Turn them into fries, fritters, chips, and more!
Zucchini Fritters – Lil Suburban Homesteader
Parmesan Zucchini Medallions – Lil Suburban Homesteader
Baked Zucchini Fries– Two Peas & Their Pod
Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Flowers– Aggie’s Kitchen
Grilled Artichoke Pesto Zucchini Bites– Fifteen Spatulas
Baked Zucchini Chips– Vittles and Bits
Light Zucchini Hummus– The Culinary Life
Zucchini Tater Tots– Cupcakes and Kale Chips
Cheesy Garlic Zucchini Chips– Happy Mothering
Zucchini Pasta Salad– In the Kitchen with Kath
Breaded Zucchini Chips– Eclectic Momma
Zucchini Butter– Food52
Zucchini Recipes: Desserts
I know what you are thinking. Zucchini? For dessert??
Yes! Zucchini, while normally considered a culinary vegetable, actually makes some pretty great desserts! Cookies, cakes, gummies- even cobbler or crisp!
We love making zucchini crisp and pineapple zucchini each summer with our mountains of zucchini!
Zucchini Walnut Cookies – Homespun Seasonal Living
Summer Squash Gummy Candy– Common Sense Homesteading
Dried “Pineapple” Zucchini – The Free Range Life
Zucchini Cobbler Bars– Taste and Tell
Zucchini Pie– Growing in Grace
Chocolate Chip Zucchini Brownies– Two Peas & Their Pod
Carrot and Zucchini Bars– Real Mom Kitchen
Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread– Lemons for Lulu
Bonus #51: Zucchini Crisp– Random Recipes (my son’s blog)
Do you have any favorite zucchinirecipes to share? I’d love to see them!