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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Baked Ratatouille Boats

“Using only vegetables for the filling instead of rice cuts down on starch. I like the crispiness of the panko, but you can leave it out.” Rosalind Pope - Greensboro, North Carolina
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Zucchini & Cheese Drop Biscuits

Zucchini & Cheese Drop Biscuits

Zucchini & Cheese Drop Biscuits

These colorful little drop biscuits are very easy to put together and yet are packed full of flavor. I serve them warm out of the oven. —Keith Mesch, Mt. Healthy, Ohio

Grilled Pork Tenderloin & Veggies

Grilled Pork Tenderloin & Veggies

Grilled Pork Tenderloin & Veggies

There's flavor in every bite of this fun supper. Marinate overnight and enjoy easy prep the next day. — Marie Parker, Milwaukee, 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

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Golden Squash Soup

Golden Squash Soup

Golden Squash Soup

This special recipe from my mother-in-law is one that I enjoy making as part of our fall meals. The soup is so pretty that it dresses up the table. We think it hits the spot on crisp evenings. -Maryann Klein, Washington Township, New Jersey

Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden

I was planning on bring veggies and dip to my grandson's graduation party, but I wanted to do something special. So I created a mini garden by arranging by corn, cherry tomatoes and other small vegetables on fa foam board. I was a big hit!—Barbara Wellner, Menominee, Michigan

Minestrone in Minutes

Minestrone in Minutes

Minestrone in Minutes

Making this minestrone is a quick trick. It will be hard to wait while it is simmering.—Sherrie Pfister, Hollandale, Wisconsin
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Colorful Beef Stir-Fry

Colorful Beef Stir-Fry

Colorful Beef Stir-Fry

“This recipe might be similar to a beef stir-fry you’ve had before, but I really like the easy sesame-ginger marinade and the vibrant mix of vegetables,“ writes Deb Blendermann from Boulder, Colorado.

Pesto Minestrone

Pesto Minestrone

Pesto Minestrone

Natalie Cataldo relies on store-bought pesto to provide mild flavor to this chunky tortellini and vegetable soup. "It's a hit in my house," says the Des Moines, Iowa cook. "If you don't like zucchini, use another vegetable," she suggests.

Cubed Steaks Italiano

Cubed Steaks Italiano

Cubed Steaks Italiano

Packed with Italian flavor, these mouthwatering cubed steaks from Jo Ann Honey of Longmont, Colorado are ready in no time, and cleanup is a breeze! “This is one of my favorite quick meals that’s fairly inexpensive and healthy,” says Jo Ann.

Firecracker Roll-Ups

Firecracker Roll-Ups

Firecracker Roll-Ups

In Buellton, California, Kathleen Tribble spreads flour tortillas with seasoned mayonnaise, then fills them with crunchy broiled veggies. For fun presentation, wrap sandwiches in plastic wrap and tie with ribbon to resemble firecrackers.

Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Chunky Chicken Veggie Soup

Catering to a Christmas crowd or a huddle of hungry Super Bowl fans? Try this hot savory soup loaded with veggies, chicken and seasonings. Ladle it up with warm bread for a hearty stick-to-your-ribs meal in a bowl. -Sundra Hauck Bogalusa, Louisiana

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Grilled Vegetable Sandwich

Wow! Meat lovers won’t even miss the meat, but they will rave about the simply fabulous flavor of this hearty grilled veggie sandwich! It’s wonderful with ciabatta bread’s crispy crust and light, airy texture. This recipe’s a keeper! —Diana Tseperkas, Hamden, Connecticut

Zucchini Picadillo Sandwich

Zucchini Picadillo Sandwich

Zucchini Picadillo Sandwich

"This savory snack served in homemade tortilla cups or with chips is fun and filling," reports Mary Livengood of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

This colorful, light salad was a hit at our church’s cooking club. It’s easy to assemble and delicious, too. —Dorothy Buhr, Ogden, Illinois

Black Bean Spinach Salad

Black Bean Spinach Salad

Black Bean Spinach Salad

Enjoy a meatless dinner with this salad packed with black beans, spinach and walnuts. Since these ingredients are healthy “power foods,” you know you’ll be getting the best nutrition. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen

Zucchini Yeast Bread

Zucchini Yeast Bread

Zucchini Yeast Bread

This recipe combines the texture of sweet dough bread and the flavor of zucchini bread. It's wonderful toasted for breakfast.

Veggie Skewers

Veggie Skewers

Veggie Skewers

"I discovered this recipe while trying to spruce up plain vegetables for dinner guests," recalls Monica Meek Flatford of Knoxville, Tennessee. A mild spice blend coats colorful skewers of fresh zucchini, summer squash and mushrooms.
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