Just like the humble carrot, zucchini is a versatile and healthy staple in the kitchen. You can turn it into delicious sweet recipes such as muffins or savory ones like cheesy gratins and even pizza bites. There are zucchini recipes for every season, occasion and palate, so take a look and choose which one you’re going to whip up first.
Lemon Zucchini Loaf
The lemon makes it taste so fresh and light, plus a creamy glaze on top makes for a perfect loaf! You all are going to love this delicious zucchini loaf with icing.
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Buttery Lemon Chicken Pasta with Zucchini and Squash
This flavourful Instant Pot buttery lemon chicken pasta is well worth making. It’s a dish including pasta with zucchini and squash as well as chicken. The taste is both light and hearty and there are many ways to tweak the recipe, adding your own personal touches.
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Delicious Blueberry Zucchini Muffins
These are “yummy in my tummy” muffins and yet there is a vegetable in them! Blueberry zucchini muffins are a favourite type of muffin recipe this time of year because my garden is overflowing with zucchini. This is a great way to use up some of them.
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Asian Zoodle Salad
Make this Asian zucchini noodle salad recipe, and you can enjoy a healthy, nutritious dish that boasts incredible flavour in every mouthful. You need to dice and spiralize some vegetables and combine tangy Asian dressing ingredients to make the best Asian zucchini noodle salad you ever had.
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If you are looking for an easy zucchini recipe, but also looking for vegan and gluten free muffins, this zucchini muffin recipe is for you!
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Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry With Chicken
Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry with Chicken is a nutritious, low carb, gluten free dinner that’s ready in less than 30 minutes. Take spiralized zucchini noodles, onions, and peppers and toss them with a delicious stir fry sauce and toasted sesame seeds.
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Gluten Free Zucchini Bread
This easy Gluten Free Zucchini Bread comes together quickly, and no mixer is needed. With just 6 basic ingredients plus a few baking essentials, you’ll have super moist and delicious sweet bread with chocolate chips in every bite.
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Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad
Embrace zucchini season with this healthy Greek Zucchini Noodle Salad. It’s fresh and full of flavor with a light Greek dressing.
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Chicken Thai Basil With Zucchini Noodles
Bring on the zoodles with this Chicken Thai Basil with Zucchini Noodles! It’s a savory, filling and super nutritious dinner that can be whipped up in under 30 minutes. Full of red peppers, sugar snap peas, stir fried chicken and a savory sauce over zucchini noodles.
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Zucchini Noodles With Pesto
Zucchini Noodles are so delicious and so healthy, and they also make a great gluten free and wheat free recipe. I am such a huge fan of “zoodles”, I really can’t get enough of them. When you start adding in a few additional ingredients like pesto and give them a little zing, you won’t be able to get enough of them!
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Zucchini Bundt Cake With Cinnamon Icing
If you enjoy an excellent bunt cake, you will love this Zucchini bundt cake with cinnamon icing! This deliciously sweet dessert is the perfect recipe to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters
Ready to enjoy in under 20 minutes of time, these Air Fryer Zucchini Fritters are the perfect side dish or simple appetizer for any meal! They’re also a delicious snack to add some health benefits to your daily diet, too.
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Clean Eating Blueberry Zucchini Pancakes
It’s like pancakes meets zucchini bread. Now THAT is my kind of recipe. These are so good your family won’t know just how healthy they really are!
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Zucchini Alla Scapece
Zucchini alla Scapece is a simple, classic Italian recipe made with only 5 ingredients and takes just 30 minutes to make. Serve this easy zucchini dish on an antipasto platter or as a side with grilled meats and fish.
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Use zucchini instead of noodles to make this comfort food lasagna healthier. Your family will love this low carb twist on a classic dish.
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Grilled Zucchini and Corn Salad
Use fresh corn, zucchini, tomatoes and onions to make this side. It only takes about 20 minutes from start to finish. Serve with grilled meats for a delicious summer side dish.
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Gluten-Free Zucchini Muffins
These gluten-free zucchini muffins are the perfect recipe for enjoying summer zucchini! They’re packed with shredded zucchini and walnuts, and perfectly spiced with vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, and nutmeg. Enjoy these tasty zucchini muffins as a breakfast treat or afternoon snack!
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Crustless Zucchini Bacon Quiche
Zucchini, onion, red bell pepper, and bacon are used to make this gloriously easy no-fuss gluten-free crustless zucchini bacon quiche. Try this tasty and deceptively easy recipe idea for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or even dinner!
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Cheesy Potatoes And Zucchini Au Gratin
Cheesy Potatoes And Zucchini Au Gratin is a simple recipe that requires little preparation and great rewards. Get the recipe for cheesy potatoes and zucchini au gratin here. It’s an ultimate comfort food side dish for any occasion.
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Air Fryer Zucchini
Air fryer zucchini is a quick, easy, and healthy side dish to complement almost any meal. If you have a garden or live near a Farmer’s Market, serve this fresh, flavorful, and budget-friendly recipe with dinner tonight!
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Grilled Vegetable Napoleon
This grilled vegetable Napoleon is a showstopper with vibrant, char-grilled layers of veggies like eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper, portobello mushroom, and more. If you want a visually stunning and flavorful side dish, look no further. Served with aromatic basil pesto, it is stunning and flavorful.
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Herb Baked Zucchini
This herb baked zucchini recipe is incredibly easy and has the perfect blend of herbs and spices that makes it delicious!
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Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini Boats
These vegetarian stuffed zucchini boats are loaded with flavorful vegetables and cheese, making them the perfect side dish or appetizer. Not only are they full of flavor and texture, but they’re also a great way to get creative with your cooking.
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Zucchini Pizza Bites
These Zucchini Pizza Bites are the healthier, and low-carb alternative to a classic slice. Just four main ingredients are needed to make them!
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Quinoa Patties With Zucchini And Feta Cheese
You’ll love these Mediterranean Style Quinoa Patties with Zucchini and Feta Cheese. They are crispy, delicious and easy to make. Cook quinoa the night before or in the morning and finish the patties just before lunch or dinner and you’ll have a complete meatless meal that is full of healthy goodness.
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