Gardens, farmers’ markets and grocery stores are overflowing the fresh zucchini right now! Looking for new ideas on what do make with fresh zucchini? You’ve come to the right place. Below are 12 delectable recipes featuring zucchini – soups, sides, main dishes and even a decadent dessert!
Tortelloni Soup with Sausage, Carrots and Zucchini
Super easy to prepare, this hearty soup is overflowing with both delicious flavors and textures.
Turkey Stuffed Shells with Cream Cheese
These Turkey Stuffed Pasta Shells are impressive looking, scrumptious, and, an added bonus – they’re healthy too, using ground turkey, lots of veggies and small amounts of cheese.
Pesto Chicken and Pasta with Veggies
Easy to prepare in under 25 minutes, this chicken and pasta recipe is perfect for busy night dinner. And it’s super versatile! Use in-season vegetables, and any size or shape pasta. Plus, choose from three unique scrumptious pesto recipes.
Slow Cooker Mediterranean Meatball Ratatouille
A hearty, easy to prepare slow cooker dish that combines Italian sausage meatballs with Mediterranean flavors of eggplant, mushrooms, zucchini, tomato, onion, garlic and basil.
Zoodles Pasta With Ground Pork
Zoodles Pasta with Ground Pork Sauce has all the flavor of a traditional Italian dish but with less fat and carbs. Instead of ground beef or sausage, the sauce is made with seasoned ground pork sautéed with fresh mushrooms, peppers, onions and garlic. And, zucchini noodles stand in for pasta. Not only is it healthy, it’s pretty on the plate, and quick and easy to prepare, too.
Baked Eggplant and Zucchini Stacks
Roasted Eggplant Slices with Zucchini and Red Pepper is a scrumptious vegetarian main dish that’s so full of rich flavors, you’re meat-eating friends will love it, too. Roasted fresh vegetables are layered with vibrant pesto and creamy Fontina cheese and then baked. Easy to prepare and can be made ahead, too!
Roasted Zucchini Custard
Roasted zucchini slices are baked with a savory, custard-y mixture of eggs, cream, Worcestershire sauce, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. Easy and flexible – can be served as a side dish, brunch or lunch entrée.
Mushroom, Spinach, Tomato and Zucchini Pie
Mushroom, Spinach, Tomato and Zucchini Pie is the perfect end-of-summer dish to prepare with the fresh bounty from your garden or your favorite farmer’s market.
Grilled Corn Salad Recipe with Zucchini and Tomato
Grilled Corn, Zucchini and Tomato Salad is a quick and easy, fresh side dish that’s perfect for summer! Grilling the corn and the zucchini brings out their natural sweetness and adds a bit of smoky flavor.
Veggie Fries with Lemon-Garlic Aioli
Crowd-pleasing Veggie Fries with Lemon-Garlic Aioli are a wonderful alternative to French fries. Portobello mushroom and zucchini wedges are dusted with flour, dipped in egg, coated with a an Italian breadcrumb-Parmesan cheese mixture, then fried until crispy. Serve with tangy Lemon-Garlic Aioli.
Zucchini Soup with Turkey and Cheddar Panini
Robert and I love enjoying a warm bowl of soup alongside a delicious sandwich for a casual Sunday supper. I particularly love this Zucchini Soup because it is actually healthy (low in fat and carbs), a snap to put together – and, best of all, scrumptious! We enjoy it together with a Turkey, Chutney and