28 Genius Ways to Use Up Zucchini

Just in time for zucchini season, we've rounded up a bumper crop of easy recipes for this versatile vegetable.

Part of: Summer Grilling: Healthy

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Oven-Fried Zucchini Chips

"This is definitely one of the best ways to make zucchini. Both kids and adults love these chips."

-RedVinoGirl

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Zucchini Angel Hair Pasta with Pesto

"This was amazing! I'm a real pasta lover and never thought this would be as good as real pasta. I'll tell you, it was pretty darn close!"

-rsnelling42

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Zucchini Fritters

"Delicious! Tip: Squeeze out the excess water in a clean kitchen towel after grating before mixing with batter, then add extra cheese and diced green onions."

-onthegomom

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Fried Zucchini Batter

"This is by far the best batter I have found for vegetables. Could probably work for just about anything else too! Delicious."

-Shylocke

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Zucchini Bread

"This zucchini bread has the perfect velvety texture. I am throwing out the family recipe and keeping this one."

-Agardengirl

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Cheese-Stuffed Zucchini

"These were amazing. They were delicious and impressive-looking."

-HeatherFeather

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Weight Watchers Zucchini Fries

"I loved the use of panko for the coating. It was nice and light, but still super crunchy."

-LifeIsGood

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White Bean, Zucchini & Basil Salad

"This salad was fresh, tart and tasty. I'm going to make it as many times as I can before my zucchini plants give up!"

-NurseJaney

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Parmesan Zucchini Strips

"I served these as an appetizer with ranch dressing to dip them in. I also sprinkled additional Parmesan cheese over the top when they came out of the oven."

-Ginny Sue

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Zucchini Cupcakes

"These cupcakes are so scrumptious. The icing is to die for!"

-bricookie55

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Zucchini Pancakes

"These pancakes are very good, very easy and very healthy! They're delicious with a dollop of sour cream."

-Veriance

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Lemony Zucchini Bread

"I love the taste of lemon, and this bread is full of it! It's easy to put together, and the reward is very enjoyable."

-Sydney Mike

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Zucchini & Basil Cups

"These muffins are just perfect! They have a wonderful soft inside and a nice little crunch to their tops, and the taste is so yummy."

-Lalaloula

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Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce

"This is quick, easy, fresh and delicious! I used garlic, basil, oregano and thyme for the Italian seasoning."

-loof

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Zucchini Relish

"My family eats this relish on everything! I have given out this recipe more times than I can remember."

-Lynn302

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Summery Zucchini & Corn Skillet

"Serve this summery recipe as a main dish with some freshly baked bread, or as a side dish with grilled fish or chicken."

-kristin ei

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Chilled Minted Zucchini Soup

"This is a very enjoyable cold soup. I didn't have six hours to chill mine, so I just put it into the freezer for a while."

-Missy Wombat

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Zucchini Brownies

"These decadent-tasting brownies provide a full serving of vegetables plus plenty of vitamins and fiber, thanks to the zucchini!"

-Brooke the Cook in WI

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Grilled Zucchini with Cumin

"I had never paired cumin with zucchini before, but it's really good — especially on the grill!"

-loof

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Zucchini-Corn Casserole

"I loved this casserole! The creamed corn and green pepper really add a special taste and texture that other zucchini casseroles lack."

-*Parsley*

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Easy Sauteed Zucchini

"Dill is an underutilized herb, and this easy and delicious dish really showcases it!"

-justcallmetoni

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Veggie Zucchini Boats

"This makes a really nice side dish, and a vegetarian entree as well."

-Dais

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Deep-Fried Zucchini Strips

"I absolutely loved the crispiness of this zucchini. I will definitely be making this again."

-JoDeLo72

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Garlic & Parmesan Zucchini Pasta

"This was a great light dinner that I was able to get on the table in a flash."

-JenniferK2

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Zucchini-Nut Muffins

"I made these with fresh zucchini from the garden and they were so great. They deserve a full 5-stars."

-Pattie C.

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Cream of Zucchini Soup

"This is a wonderful soup. It is so creamy and delicious."

-Nancy's Pantry

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Parmesan Zucchini

"We loved this quick and easy way of preparing zucchini. It's perfect for using the abundance of zucchini that my garden produces each summer."

-Bayhill

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

"My husband couldn't believe this was zucchini bread. I've started freezing the extra zucchini from my garden so I can make this when it's no longer in season."

-Jc-bean

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