These 12 Easy Zucchini Recipes will give you some delicious and different ideas for using up all of that extra zucchini…other than making zucchini bread!
It’s zucchini time! And whether you’ve got an overload of zucchini in your garden (like me!), were gifted some by generous neighbors, or you bought a bunch from your local farmer’s market, all of these recipes are great ways to enjoy them!
And don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying that there’s anything wrong with zucchini bread. I love it. In fact, I’ll be posting my favorite zucchini bread recipe coming up next, so stay tuned!
But sometimes you just want something different. Zucchini are very versatile, and there’s so many other things you can make with them.
This compilation of my favorite recipes using zucchini has everything from dinner and side dishes to appetizers, dessert and even breakfast. They’re all simple and scrumptious!
So without any further ado, let’s get right to the list!
Zucchini, Potato and Onion Hash with Fried Eggs
This Zucchini, Potato and Onion Hash with Fried Eggs is an easy, delicious and filling breakfast or brunch and is a great way to use up some of those summer garden zucchini!
Zucchini and Potato Frittata
This Zucchini and Potato Frittata combines sautéed zucchini, onions and potatoes with eggs, a big splash of cream, and parmesan cheese for an easy and delicious meal any time of the day!
Crispy Breaded Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks
These easy Crispy Breaded Air Fryer Zucchini Sticks with parmesan cheese make a delicious appetizer, snack, or side dish, and they're perfect for dipping. A great way to use up some of that garden zucchini!
Zucchini Potato Pancakes
These Zucchini Potato Pancakes are classic potato pancakes spiked with beautiful green zucchini. They're golden brown and crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and really delicious! A great way to use up some of that garden zucchini!
Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Tomato Sauté
This quick and easy Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Tomato Sauté is the perfect healthy summer side dish – colorful sautéed veggies flavored with garlic and sprinkled with fresh basil and Parmesan cheese. It's a delicious complement to any meal!
Easy Baked Zucchini Balls
These Easy Baked Zucchini Balls are light, fluffy, and full of fabulous flavor. Enjoy them as an appetizer, snack or for dinner as a vegetarian alternative to meatballs!
Shrimp Fried Rice With Zucchini and Mushrooms
This quick and easy homemade Shrimp Fried Rice With Zucchini and Mushrooms is packed full of delicious shrimp, veggies and egg and is so much better than any take-out fried rice I've ever had!
Stuffed Zucchini Boats With Sausage and Tomatoes
These Stuffed Zucchini Boats With Sausage and Tomatoes have a crispy parmesan cheese and panko breadcrumb topping and are an easy and delicious summer dinner!
Chicken Zucchini Casserole (No Canned Soup!)
Chicken Zucchini Casserole is quick, easy, comforting, and so deliciously satisfying – and there’s no canned soup in sight! It’s a great weeknight dinner all year long, and an excellent way to use up extra zucchini from your garden!
Farfalle Pasta With Zucchini, Spinach and Tomatoes
This Farfalle Pasta With Zucchini, Spinach and Tomatoes is a quick, easy, flavorful, and super satisfying meatless meal that's perfect for a light summertime dinner!
Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups With Spinach and Cheese
These Zucchini Lasagna Roll-Ups With Spinach and Cheese use zucchini instead of lasagna noodles and are a delicious lower-carb meatless dinner that everyone will love!
Here’s a bonus recipe that’s made with yellow summer squash (in case you’ve got lots of those too) that you can also make with zucchini (or a combination of the two): Yellow Squash Casserole!
And don’t forget that another fabulous way to use zucchini is to turn them into “zoodles” (zucchini noodles) and use them as a low-carb replacement for pasta. Use a spiralizer to cut the zucchini, then boil or sauté just until crisp-tender, season to your liking, and enjoy!
I hope you found some new zucchini recipes to try. Let me know which ones you liked best! Thanks for visiting today!