28 Flavorful Ways with Zucchini
Serve these fresh zucchini recipes as a savory side dish or in the main course.
Looking for a farm-fresh meal? Consider it found! These zucchini recipes put a delicious twist on a classic summer vegetable.
Pack your farmers' market favorites in this vegetarian lasagna. Fresh basil, zucchini, and spinach are baked with both ricotta and flavored cream cheese for a hearty casserole. No-boil lasagna noodles will help you get this dish on the table in no time!
- Recipe: Zucchini-and-Spinach Lasagna
Inpspired by the classic potato-and-leek vichyssoise (vish-ee-SWAHZ), we added zucchini and gave this recipe a delicious Southern twist with a sprinkling of crisp, crumbled bacon.
- Recipe: Zucchini-Potato Soup
Try this filling chowder for your next dinner party. Colorful corn and zucchini, crispy bacon, and creamy cheese make for a great presentation and a delicious meal.
Recipe: Corn-and-Zucchini Queso Chowder
Chicken thighs are economical and easily take on the flavor of seasoning blends or marinades. Serving the chicken over mashed potatoes makes this one-dish recipe hearty and filling.
Deliver a colorful treat from the grill with marinated veggie kabobs. Serve veggies with grilled chicken and wild rice, or toss into pasta with basil and Parmesan cheese.
- Recipe: Summer Vegetable Kabobs
If you're craving a loaded-out pizza, give this veggie pizza a try! A whole wheat crust topped with roasted sweet potatoes and other colorful veggies ups the good-for-you-factor without skimping on flavor.
- Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Pizza
- Recipe: Summer Squash Casserole
Take advantage of summer's bounty! Whether they're in soups, casseroles, or pasta, these summer squash recipes are sure to please.
From the Kitchen of Marian Cooper Cairns, Birmingham, AL. "Add cooked shrimp for a heartier main, or white beans for a vegetarian option."
- Recipe: Zucchini-Mint Pasta
Dress thinly sliced vegetables with our fresh take on catalina dressing—inspired by two Birmingham chefs, Wil Drake and Roscoe Hall—and garnish with any fresh herbs you like.