Every gardener I know has a boatload of zucchini throughout the summer. Go ahead, and give everyone your extras, but don’t forget to try it in different ways: make zucchini bread, muffins, fry them, sautee them, bake them, and freeze some for later. Baked zucchini is easy to make and so yummy! Try some of these baked zucchini recipes.
Utensils needed to make these baked zucchini recipes
If you have a sheet pan, you can make baked zucchini. Of course, it will need to be a simple recipe of just zucchini, oil, and seasonings. But if you want to make some of the above recipes, you’ll need a few more things. Here’s a quick list:
With so much zucchini growing in our garden, I needed a few more ways to serve them, so I reached out to my food bloggers friends and I'm ready for the zucchini glut. Check out these recipes: I'm sure there's one or two you'll enjoy.
There are lots of savory baked zucchini recipes, but keep scrolling and you'll find some baked recipes for your sweet tooth as well: yummy brownies, muffins, sweetbreads, and more.
This oven-baked Parmesan Zucchini Chips recipe is a crispy appetizer made with only TWO INGREDIENTS! These delicious parmesan zucchini crisps also add a nice crunch to salads or with soups and pasta instead of bread.
Zucchini roasted in the oven and then topped with balsamic vinegar and hazelnuts is an easy dinner side for your favorite protein. When zucchini is baked in the oven, it becomes caramelized and never soggy pairing perfectly with tangy balsamic vinegar and crunchy hazelnuts.
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Zucchini Boats are low carb and a perfectly healthy meal that includes zucchini, ground beef, bell pepper, and cheese. They are very easy to make in just under an hour. The zucchini boats are a healthy alternative to the regular bread-based sandwich.
Stuffed Zucchini with turkey Italian sausage, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and spinach is flavorful, comforting yet light dinner recipe. This clean meal is paleo, keto, and an amazing way of celebrating the zucchini season.
Mediterranean Zucchini Boats take summer zucchini and stuff them with a mixture of ground beef and lamb, rice, tomato sauce, cumin, cinnamon, and are topped with cheese and fresh parsley. If you have an abundance of garden zucchini this is the perfect way to use them up!
Have your perogy fix and healthy food too! These quick and easy, gluten-free, low-fat and Weight Watchers friendly Pierogi Zucchini boats are loaded with flavor and health benefits but low on calories and fat! They are only 4 WW points each on the blue plan!
Zucchini brownies are rich, moist, fudgy, and insanely delicious! You won’t even realize there are veggies in these brownies! A perfect way to use up zucchini lying in your fridge and a perfect dessert for any chocoholic!
Gluten-free quick bread never tasted better! This gluten-free chocolate chip zucchini bread is out of this world. Super moist but not too dense, and the chocolate chips and walnuts provide just the right amount of sweetness and satisfying texture!
That’s a lot of baked zucchini recipes: hopefully, you’ll find a few to try. I’m definitely trying the zucchini chips (I think there were 2 recipes for these), and some brownies and muffins.
Adriana Copaceanu is a passionate nature lover living in the country on her dream property where she grows vegetables, lavender, and wildflowers that she shares with the wildlife they attract. When she's not in the garden, she loves spending time with her chickens and planning her next nature project.