21 Ways to Use Fresh Zucchini

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When your garden produces a bumper crop of zucchini, you might be looking for ways to use it. We’ve gathered 21 ideas use that fresh zucchini. From appetizers to healthy snacks, main dish ideas, soups and more. And, of course, desserts too!



21 Ways to Use Fresh Zucchini

Cheesy Zucchini Lasagna Rollups

“Make the most of your garden bounty with this irresistible dish of zucchini slices rolled up around a gooey filling of ricotta and mozzarella, baked with a tomato sauce and topped with crispy Italian bread crumbs.” 

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One Pot Zucchini Mushroom Pasta

“An incredibly creamy, hearty pasta dish that you can make in just 20 minutes. Even the pasta gets cooked right in the pot!”

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Grilled Zucchini Hummus Wraps

“Fresh veggies are grilled to perfection and packed in this Grilled Zucchini Hummus Wrap!”

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Zucchini Basil Soup

“Last summer, I had a lucky opportunity to spend a few weeks in France visiting vineyards, tasting wine, and of course eating great food. Whenever I travel, I come back with a list of recipes that I might want to recreate. Very often, the ones I actually end up making in my kitchen… the ones that stand out in my memory the most… are the simplest.”

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Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

“A simple summer side dish of Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds comes together quickly using only two ingredients…and will disappear from the table even faster!”

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Oven Baked Zucchini Chips

“These easy oven-baked zucchini chips are easy to make and are thin, crispy, and irresistible! Did I mention they were healthy, too? Oven-baked to crisp perfection!”

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Slow Cooker Zucchini Casserole

“This simple slow-cooker casserole is the perfect, no-fuss way to use up your freshly picked zucchini.”

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Healthy Zucchini Wedges

I’m always looking for healthy and easy sides, appetizers and snacks. With young people frequenting our house… snacks are always in demand. These Healthy Zucchini Wedges make easy all three!

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Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Zucchini

“Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken with Zucchini is a fantastic one pan meal that the family will love!  The chicken is so tender and breaded with an amazing parmesan garlic crust and the zucchini is sautéed in a delicious buttery parmesan garlic!”

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Peanut Chicken Zucchini Noodles

“Mixing up weeknight dinners with this wildly flavorful and healthy Asian inspired peanut chicken and veggies dish!”

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Quick Fix Zucchini Frittata with Tomato and Bacon

“An excellent choice for a quick, healthy — and seasonal dish. The addition of bacon gives this simple dish a smokey flavor that mingles well with the fresh herbs.”

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Quick and Easy: Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Zucchini

“No matter the season, quick and easy dinners are a weeknight mainstay… or even a lifesaver. If it can be a 20-minute dinner, with simple ingredients, life has just become a whole lot simpler. Let me introduce you to Chicken Thighs with Tomatoes and Zucchini in a garlic brown butter sauce. It’s easy, convenient and finds a regular spot on my weekly meal rotation. A super tasty and easy dish to meal plan with.”

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Summer Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder

“Creamy chowder loaded with fresh corn and zucchini is the best summer food! This lightened up chowder is made with fresh corn from the cob, no flour, and half and half.”

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Healthy Snack: Zucchini Tots

“Zucchini Tots, a favorite healthy snack, easy to make, and oh-so-good!”

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Zucchini Rice

“A quick and easy side dish that’s not only fresh, healthy, and hearty but it goes well with anything and everything!”

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Oven Baked Zucchini and Feta Fritters

“Oven Baked Zucchini And Feta Cakes (Fritters) – so light, simple to make and very addictive.”

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Healthy Zucchini Spice Muffins

“Healthy and filling, perfect for busy mornings or leisurely mornings. Filled with the autumnal spices we love.”

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

“Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread – it’s the Zucchini Bread Recipe you’ve been waiting for! This bread is moist, healthy from a few simple swaps, and down right deliciously addicting!”

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A Favorite Fresh Zucchini Bread

“I’ve tried so many recipes for Zucchini Bread — I’ve lost track of them all. But this one, I haven’t. It’s my Favorite Fresh Zucchini Bread recipe.”

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

“It tastes like summer with hints of autumn, held together with rich, decadent, gooey chocolate that just absolutely makes a divine dessert. In fact, how could any dessert not be when its star ingredient is chocolate? The zucchini adds an element that for me, is indescribably delicious. Truly, it’s one of my favorite cakes of summer.”

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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

“When the growing season is at its very peak, when the long days of summer stretch endlessly, as does your zucchini crop if you live in the Northwest, these cookies will satisfy your cravings … with an autumnal nod toward the upcoming, much anticipated season. Whole wheat flour gives these delightful morsels a hearty and healthful update. Chocolate chips just give it a bit of extra yumminess.”

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Stephanie Wilson is an author, blogger, publisher, and former television news writer and producer. She lives in the Puget Sound area with her husband and teenage son.

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