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Delicious Zucchini Recipes To Use Up Your Harvest

Is your garden overflowing with zucchini and squash? Mine is, but that only makes me happy, because I have all these delicious zucchini recipes I want to try. I’ve already experimented with some recipes over the years, and a few emerged as favorites, but I’m always up for discovering more ways to enjoy this hard worker from my garden.

Collage of delicious zucchini recipes

We have 3 definite winners in our home: fried zucchini with garlic mayonnaise, zucchini cake (a recipe I found while flipping a Vegetarian Times magazine about 10 years ago), and the spiralized zucchini fries below.  YUM!

Curly zucchini fries

Click the image for the recipe and remember to pin it for later!

And, of course, I learned how to freeze zucchini in several ways and enjoy it throughout the year.

Delicious Zucchini Recipes

Today I’m bringing you lots of delicious recipes you can make with the abundance of zucchini from your garden (or the neighbor’s garden ;): from breakfast to lunch and dinner, and even dessert and snacks: it’s all included! Check out this list of baked zucchini recipes, or, if you like your better fried, here are 15 fried zucchini recipes.

Tasty zucchini chips

This tasty zucchini chips recipe is my newest discovery and one of our family’s favorites 🙂

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Zucchini Breakfast Recipes

1. Gluten-free zucchini bread with maple oat crumble

Gluten-Free Zucchini Bread With Maple Oat Crumble

Delicious healthy zucchini bread for any day. Great for breakfast or a quick evening snack with milk.

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2. Chocolate zucchini pancakes with blueberries

Chocolate Zucchini Pancakes With Blueberries

These sinful-looking blueberry zucchini pancakes are as delicious as they look. Delight your family with a new breakfast this weekend!

3. Blueberry zucchini  muffins with crumb topping

Blueberry zucchini muffins

These healthy zucchini muffins with blueberries only need 1/2 of sugar, but the taste is out of this world!!

4. Gluten-free double chocolate zucchini bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double chocolate: need I say more? Here’s another zucchini breakfast recipe that won’t disappoint.

Zucchini Noodles Recipes

5. Vegetable noodle stir-fry

Vegetable Noodle Stir-Fry

These stir-fried zucchini noodles are perfect as a side dish but can also be your main dish. I make a version of these and use my trusty spiralizer to make my “zoodles.”


6. Japanese zucchini noodle salad with miso dressing

Zucchini Noodle Salad

This zucchini noodle salad looks so good you’ll start eating with your eyes first! This recipe goes well with my oven-roasted red peppers. YUM!

Delicious zucchini recipes

Zucchini Snack Recipes

7. Garlic and herb zucchini chips

Garlic and Herb Zucchini Chips

The perfect snack, these zucchini chips seasoned with garlic and herbs will let you enjoy your snack without guilt.

8. Raw zucchini & roasted red pepper hummus

Raw zucchini and roasted red pepper hummus

This raw zucchini and red pepper hummus is light and easy on the calories: perfect for a summer snack.

9. Zucchini relish

2 jars of zucchini relish

This easy-to-make zucchini relish is the perfect addition to your summer grilled burgers.

10. Zucchini chocolate chip cookies

zucchini chocolate chip cookies

Who can resist chocolate chip cookies? These are an excellent treat for vegan, gluten-free diets, but everyone will love them.


11. Zucchini Chips

a bowl of zucchini chips

What a great zucchini snack! Almost no calories and so many seasoning options!

Zucchini Soup Recipes

12. Easy creamy zucchini soup

Creamy zucchini soup

This zucchini creamed soup is easy to make and refreshing when eaten chilled!

13. Spicy Zucchini Soup

Spicy zucchini soup

This delicious, easy-to-make spicy zucchini soup has a bit of spice: the perfect addition to a summer lunch or when you just want a light dinner.

Zucchini Lunch Recipes

14. Zucchini fritters with lemon ricotta

zucchini fritters

I love fritters of any kind: so easy to eat and also easy to make. Check out these zucchini fritters with lemon ricotta: YUM!


15. Frozen zucchini nut flour casserole

zucchini nut flour casserole

Perfect for a chilly night, long after the zucchini stopped producing, this zucchini casserole is fast and easy and lip-smacking delicious!

16. Crispy baked summer squash fries

Crispy baked summer squash fries

Fried taste without guilt! That’s right up my alley, and I’m sure you, too, would enjoy these crispy baked summer squash fries.

There’s so much goodness in our gardens! And when the harvest is coming up fast, we need to slow down and enjoy the results of our labor.

Zucchini recipes you'll use again and again

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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. Check out her books below:

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