30 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.

Cheese-Stuffed Zucchini

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


Garlic & Parmesan Zucchini Pasta

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


Zucchini Bites

"I have used a variety of vegetables, depending on what I have on hand. They also freeze perfectly."

-Camdens Mom

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!"


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."


Cream of Zucchini Soup

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

-Nancy's Pantry

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!"


Oven-Fried Zucchini Chips

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


Roasted Veggies with Lemon & Mustard Vinaigrette

"We absolutely loved this! I am constantly looking for ways to make vegetables more exciting, and the vinaigrette for this was fantastic."


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."


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

Zucchini Bread

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


Weight Watchers Zucchini Fries

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


Zucchini Cupcakes

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


Zucchini Pancakes

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


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

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."


Fresh Zucchini Pasta Sauce

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


Zucchini Relish

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


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

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

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

Grilled Zucchini with Cumin

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


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."


Easy Sauteed Zucchini

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


Veggie Zucchini Boats

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


Deep-Fried Zucchini Strips

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


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.

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."


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."