12 Tasty Ways to Eat Zucchini

Let’s make the most of scrumptious Summer produce with 12 Tasty Ways to Eat Zucchini!

Let's make the most of scrumptious Summer produce with 12 Tasty Ways to Eat Zucchini!

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Zucchini season is coming!!!

Whether you grow your own, stock up at the farmer’s market, or simply have a few awaiting greatness in your crisper drawer, having a few go-to zucchini recipes is a must.

As per usual, I’ve got you covered when it comes to all things veggie, and zucchini are easily one of my favorites.

Let’s skip the lengthy intro and dive right in, shall we?

Spicy Sriracha Lime Chicken Zoodle Soup :: this one-pot soup can be made with a spiralizer or a veggie peeler and is ready in 15 minutes!

12 Tasty Ways to Eat Zucchini

1. Sriracha Lime Chicken and Zoodle Soup

Short on time? Try this speedy + spicy sriracha lime chicken zoodle soup! One pot and 15 minutes are all you need to make this delicious dish. No spiralizer? No problem! Simply use a julienne slicer or a plain ole veggie peeler and slice zucchini into ribbons – it’s easy!

Cheesy Hasselback Zucchini Pizzas

2. Cheesy Hasselback Zucchini Pizzas

Skip the crust and grab a zucchini! These sliced zucchini pizzas are guaranteed to impress and SO easy to make! Load them up with cheese and pepperoni or enlist your favorite veggie toppings for a custom dish that’ll rock your plate!

Easy Cheesy Zucchini Au Gratin

3. Easy Zucchini Gratin

Sliced zucchini rounds are topped with freshly grated cheddar and fontina cheeses and baked to bubbly perfection in this easy cheesy gratin. This seasonal side dish is easy and cheesy! This impressive side dish is surprisingly simple to make and alway vanishes FAST!

Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Jalapeño and Zucchini

4. Spicy Chickpea Veggie Burgers with Jalapeño and Zucchini

These are my spiciest (and sassiest!) veggie burgers yet! Though it’s a bit laughable, taking veggie burger advice from a carnivore is totally legit. Trust me. For a food enthusiast I’m pretty darn picky, and the burgers that make the cut for ze blog are the ones that are so tasty we make them a second time. And third. And forth… I can’t wait for you to try them!

Loaded Hasselback Zucchini

5. Loaded Hasselback Zucchini

Holy cow these are good, and quickly becoming a reader favorite too! This tasty foil-baked gluten-free side dish is easy and delicious. Boring steamed zucchini is a thing of the past!

Veg out with this Farmer's Market Chopped Salad and Homemade Avocado Dill Dressing :: quick, easy, and deliciously #vegan

6. Farmer’s Market Chopped Salad with Creamy Avocado Dill Dressing

AKA your excuse to swing by your local farmer’s market and load up on all things veggie. This Farmer’s Market Chopped Salad is topped with an irresistible avocado dill dressing that is sure to earn itself a spot on the table with all your glorious Summer eats! Vegan + GF

Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles in a Parmesan Pesto Cream Sauce

7. Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles in a Parmesan Pesto Cream Sauce

Ready for some easy peasy comfort food with a light and creamy twist? Pencil these pesto and seafood studded zoodles in for lunch or dinner this week and prepare to swoon!

We're in love! Even my husband approves of this easy cheesy Zucchini Parmesan...

8. Husband Approved Zucchini Parmesan

I couldn’t help but dub this one “Husband Approved Zucchini Parmesan” after this recipe totally won my other half over! Serve it up as a tasty appetizer or a delicious dinner complete with zucchini noodles!

Cheesy Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Zucchini

9. Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Zucchini

Of course I decided to get weird and stuff my easy, cheesy jalapeño filling into Summer’s other favorite veggie: zucchini! I suspected they would be awesome, but I cannot even begin to elaborate on how amazing these were. I’m talking face-planting, finger-licking, plate-licking, party-throwing, table-dancing, cannot-stop-eating AMAZING.

Did I mention they’re quick and easy too? You can serve them as an appetizer, after-school snack, side dish paired with your favorite protein and a big salad. Or if you’re my husband and I, you can make them for lunch and regret nothing!!!

One Pan Cheesy Zucchini Taco Skillet

10. One Pan Cheesy Zucchini Taco Skillet

This easy Cheesy One Pan Zucchini Taco Skillet is a total crowd-pleaser and ready to rock your weeknight dinner game in record time! You can follow the recipe as written for an easy peasy one pot wonder of a meal (that reheats like a CHAMP) or recycle taco night leftovers into a zucchini taco bowl of epic proportions. You know what? Both. Do both. We’ve got zucchini to eat, folks!

Triple Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread

11. Triple Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread

One of my favorite baked goods to make in the Spring/Summertime, this decadent Triple Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread is bursting with chocolate in every  bite! It’s so good you’ll forget you added fruit and veggies to this luxe loaf.

One-Pot Spiralized Zucchini Noodle Soup

12. One-Pot Spiralized Zucchini Noodle Soup

This super healthy one pot wonder comes together in record time. From stove top to table top in under 10 minutes, you’ll love this speedy veggie soup! The base is a savory, slurpable miso soup flecked with all the veggies and toppings your heart desires! Add a little Sriracha on top for a kick or keep things mild and salty with a dash of your favorite soy sauce. Delish!

I can’t wait to add to these 12 Tasty Ways to Eat Zucchini with this year’s zucchini haul. Let me at ’em!

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I’ve built quite the arsenal, but always want more!

What’s your favorite thing to make with zucchini? Leave me a comment and let me know!

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Katie McGrath

I pan fry mine with some olive oil and some seasoning of my choice ( normally garlic blend or just seasoning salt) I love also grilling them too just make sure you add a little olive oil, tried with out it didn’t have the same flavour.

    Jenn

    Love it Katie! Garlic blend is always a good idea with zucchini! 🙂

Katie

Hi Jenn!

These all look amazing. Fried Zucchini will always be one of my favorite foods EVER. You always have the best recipes. Cannot wait to make your cornbread because my kids are obsessed! I still make your copycat Broccoli Cheese soup all the time (even better than Panera IMO). I’ve been a reader for a long time and now recently, a blogger. I’m sharing a recipe today. I hope you’ll check it out.

http://www.lifestylewithkatie.com/blog/2017/4/21/shrimp-quesadillas

Best,
Katie

    Jenn

    Thank you Katie! Your quesadillas look amazing! Welcome to the world of blogging! <3 xoxo

      Katie

      Thank you!! ?

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