Whether it’s your garden that is overflowing with those late summer, too-big zucchini or your CSA basket or just the produce aisle at the grocery store, we’ve got 20 zucchini recipes that’ll help you figure out the best way to use up this super healthy, easy-to-cook (and easy on the budget) veggie. Grab your cutting board (or your spiralizer) and let’s make some super delicious zucchini recipes!
5 Ultra Easy Zucchini Recipes
Mom's Zucchini Bread Muffins. Don't even talk to us about zucchini recipes without opening the conversation with a recipe for zucchini bread. And this particular zucchini bread recipe? Well, it takes the cake!
Roasted Zucchini with Parmesan. You might think baked zucchini sounds boring but this is one of our most popular recipes EVER and for good reason. It's easy, healthy and so delicious.
Zucchini Bake. A low-carb, super-cheesy zucchini bake recipe that’ll make anyone fall in love with the best (certainly the biggest) of all late-summer veggies.
Mediterranean-Style Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki Dipping Sauce. It’s high time more people made room in their hearts for these Italian-ish (parmesan!), Greek-ish (hello tzatziki!) crispy zucchini fritters.
Ratatouille Sheet Pan Dinner With Sausage. This sheet pan zucchini recipe celebrates all of the olive-oil soaked flavors of the French country classic, but is bulked up into a one-pan meal thanks to the addition of hearty Italian sausages.
Creamy Goat Cheese Polenta With Ratatouille. Ratatouille—a classic combination of late summer vegetables, cooked to tender perfection—is an ideal partner for creamy goat cheese polenta. Together, they’re the vegetarian dinner of your dreams!
‘Oodles of Zoodles! 3 Delicious Recipes with Zucchini Noodles
Coconut Curry Zoodle Ramen. Warming and vegan, this creamy coconut curry ramen with zucchini noodles couldn't possibly be healthier or more delicious.
Pesto Zoodle Salad. This stunningly beautiful, twisty-twirly pesto zoodle recipe with fresh mozzarella, chicken and toasted pine nuts is a textural, colorful study in how to make the most of the late-summer harvest.
Thai Zoodle Salad. Tossed in a creamy, Thai-inspired peanut dressing, this crunchy, colorful cold Thai zoodle recipe is quick, healthy and satisfying.
Our 4 Favorite Healthy Zucchini Recipes
Honey Mustard Salmon with Summer Vegetable Salad. Topped with a savory-sweet sauce of stone-ground mustard, paprika and honey, this simple, beautiful honey mustard salmon recipe is a crowd-pleaser.
Salmon en Papillote (Salmon in Parchment). Baked simply on a bed of zucchini with dill and lemon, this super healthy recipe makes for a gorgeous weeknight dinner.
Lasagna Stuffed Zucchini Boats. These lasagna-stuffed zucchini boats are much healthier than their carby counterparts and come together easily, making them perfect for dinner any night of the week.
30 Minute Garlic Ginger Salmon Dinner. You're probably getting the feeling that zucchini and salmon go really well together and you're right! Healthy, easy to cook and in season at the same time, they're one of our favorite late summer pairings.
Zucchini Soup Recipes
Tortilla Soup. Warmly spiced and satisfying, this chicken tortilla soup comes together fast thanks to the ultimate easy dinner party trick: a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store.
Zuppa Toscana. Bacon, sausage, heavy cream, garlic and parmesan cheese, plus some zucchini and other veggies thrown in for good measure—our rich, delicious zuppa toscana recipe has it all, and then some!
Green Chicken Enchilada Soup. Veggie loaded and so easy, this simple soup recipe is a great way to use up all that zucchini!
Creamy Tomato Soup with Chicken and Vegetables. Rich and low-carb, this craveable soup recipe will make even zucchini skeptics fall in love with squash.
Vegetable Soup. Everyone needs a good vegetable soup recipe to get through the fall and winter months, and this one isn't just good—it's the best!
Zucchini Pasta Recipes
Crockpot Vegetable Lasagna. Fresh basil, zucchini, and three cheeses brighten up jarred pasta sauce and no-boil noodles in this super delicious, easy crockpot vegetable lasagna.
Pasta Primavera. Jam-packed with vegetables, and enough butter to keep us interested, it strikes a perfect balance between healthy-ish and hedonistic.
- Creamy Zucchini Pasta. Creamy zucchini pasta is our latest favorite way to use up our annual backyard squash deluge.