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Zucchini Recipes

Tasty zucchini are abundant in gardens and farmers markets during the summer months. Here are all the best zucchini recipes to make good use of your harvest, including zucchini bread, cake, soup, stuffed zucchini and more.

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Chicken Verde Quesadillas

I used the corn, peppers and zucchini in my fridge to create these quick and easy quesadillas. Dollop with sour cream and you're good to go. —Julie Merriman, Seattle, Washington
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Apple-Marinated Chicken & Vegetables

Apple-Marinated Chicken & Vegetables

Apple-Marinated Chicken & Vegetables

I actually invented this at a campground, so you know it's easy. Using the same marinade for the chicken and veggies keeps it simple so we can spend more time outside and less making dinner. —Jayme Schertz, Clintonville, Wisconsin

Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

I created this one-dish meal for my picky son. It's become a go-to, even for him! Nibedita Das, Fort Worth, Texas

Cheese Tortellini Primavera

Cheese Tortellini Primavera

Cheese Tortellini Primavera

My pasta with veggies is quick enough for a weeknight dinner with the kids but also elegant when you have a dinner party with grownups. —Christine Hadden, Whitman, Massachusetts

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Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

Rice with Chilies 'n' Veggies

I turned to a particular dish when I wanted to use peppers I grew in my garden. I promptly rewrote the recipe to include several other fresh veggies and this was the result. It's a perfect side dish for just about anything. —Kate Selner of Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Herbed Veggie Platter

Herbed Veggie Platter

Herbed Veggie Platter

This eye-appealing combination is an interesting twist on mixed vegetables. Topped with herb butter and Parmesan cheese, the crowd-pleaser is an ideal addition to buffets. Divide the ingredients between two plates if your microwave can't accommodate one large platter. -Patricia Vandiver, Tucson, Arizona

Simple Sausage Minestrone

Simple Sausage Minestrone

Simple Sausage Minestrone

Chock-full of veggies, this chunky soup is nearly a meal in itself, says Regina Cook of Crowley, Texas. “I got the recipe from my parents, who made it for years. Now my friends ask to come over whenever I make it,” she adds.
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Parmesan-Pork Zucchini Boats

Parmesan-Pork Zucchini Boats

Parmesan-Pork Zucchini Boats

My father-in-law grows zucchini, so we try as many different recipes as we can. Stuffed with a sausage-cheese filling, these zucchini boats are hearty enough to be a main dish. We usually serve them with rice.

Garden Casserole

Garden Casserole

Garden Casserole

This delicious cheesy casserole is made with the bounty from my garden. The dish includes a sunny medley of summer vegetables like eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes. It's so nice to cook with those abundant crops. -Phyllis Hickey, Bedford, New Hampshire

Teriyaki Pork Kabobs

Teriyaki Pork Kabobs

Teriyaki Pork Kabobs

Use the direct grilling method to cook these colorful kabobs for fast, flavorful results. The versatile marinade also adds terrific taste to beef, chicken or turkey can be stirred up days ahead and kept in the fridge.

Mozzarella Vegetable Strata

Mozzarella Vegetable Strata

Mozzarella Vegetable Strata

A generous layer of sauteed vegetables adds fresh garden flavor to this moist, meatless casserole from Wendy McGowan of Fontana, California. Try it for brunch, lunch or dinner.

Beef Squash Shish Kabobs

Beef Squash Shish Kabobs

Beef Squash Shish Kabobs

These colorful beef and vegetable kabobs feature a tasty soy sauce marinade from Ronda Karbo of Russell, Minnesota. "You can also use this marinade on pork chops or steaks."

Summer Squash Slaw

Summer Squash Slaw

Summer Squash Slaw

In her Minneapolis, Minnesota kitchen, Mary Ann Kosmas creates this quick and colorful medley of fresh zucchini, summer squash and red pepper. "It's a flavorful way to use up my garden bounty," she notes, "and the dill adds wonderful herb flavor."

Zucchini Carrrot Couscous

Zucchini Carrrot Couscous

Zucchini Carrrot Couscous

Our test kitchen home economists developed the recipe for this colorful side dish. Sauteed vegetables add texture and crunch to the quick-cooking couscous.

Hearty Minestrone

Hearty Minestrone

Hearty Minestrone

“This is my all-time favorite soup. I love make big batches and freeze some for later. This hearty dish reminds me of spaghetti and sauce in soup form!” -Katie Koziolek of Hartland, Minnesota

Family Picnic Salad

Family Picnic Salad

Family Picnic Salad

The bountiful potluck at our annual family reunion includes favorites such as this salad. You can substitute Italian dressing or another type to give this dish a twist.—Barb Hausey, Independence, Missouri

Grilled Venison and Vegetables

Grilled Venison and Vegetables

Grilled Venison and Vegetables

My husband enjoys hunting, and it's my challenge to find new ways to serve venison. This recipe makes hearty kabobs perfect for grilling. The marinade reduces the "wild" taste, so guests often don't realize they're eating venison. —Eva MiIler-Videtich, Cedar Springs, Michigan

Zucchini/Herb Pate

Zucchini/Herb Pate

Zucchini/Herb Pate

Meet the Cook: A friend gave me the recipe for this pate after she'd served it at a formal wedding reception. But I make it most often to spread on crackers at picnics, potlucks and other casual get-togethers. My family - my husband, son and I - live on a small acreage. We all enjoy gardening (I grow my own herbs and vegetables). Hunting for antiques is a frequent activity of ours, too! -Melissa Sullivan, Iuka, Kansas
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