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July 30, 2019
Easy Zucchini Recipes

August 8 is Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day! We’ve gone crazy cooking MORE zuke recipes—from zucchini bread to zucchini pizza to zucchini relish! Take a look and try some new zucchini recipe ideas!

Don’t forget: August 8 is Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day!

1. Zucchini Bread

How could we not include zucchini bread, the classic way to use up zucchini. We love to freeze lots of zucchini loaves—always handy.

Photo credit: Joseph E. Ligori/Shutterstock

2. Zucchini and Tomato Au Gratin

This recipe is perfect for the summer harvest time, combining two classic and complimentary garden goodies.

Photo credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

3. Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds

Our Breaded Fried Zucchini Rounds are just delicious—and take no time to make. 

Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

4. Zucchini Spice Cake

This zucchini spice cake with orange cream cheese frosting is so delicious! You’ll never guess that there are hidden fruits and veggies!

Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

5. Zucchini Brownies

Zucchini adds the moistness and the benefits of vegetables, but no one will even notice!

Photo credit: vm2002/shutterstock

6. Zucchini Potato Soup

This Zucchini-Potato Soup is surprisingly flavorful and a big hit even with those who aren’t normally fond of soups.


7. Zucchini Marmalade

With a slight hint of lemon and ginger, this spread will disappear when served with warm scones. A great way to use up your bumper crop of zucchini!

Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

8. Zucchini Sausage Squares

Zucchini Sausage Squares. Photo by Sam Jones/Quinn Brien
Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brien

9. Zucchini Pizza Recipe

When you’re faced with a glut of zucchini, turn to this healthy and delicious recipe that uses squash instead of dough for a crust.
Watch our video demo on how to make Zucchini Pizza!

Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

10.  Zucchini Relish


11. Lemon-Zucchini Muffins


12. Zucchini Pancakes

What a great way to serve summer’s most abundant vegetable. Zucchini Pancakes can even be served as a main course.

Photo credit: Sam Jones/Quinn Brein

13. Summer Squash Salad

Thinly sliced summer squash lends sweetness to this lemony salad studded with toasted pine nuts.


14. Chocolate Zucchini Cake

This Chocolate Zucchini Cake is the best chocolate cake ever! It’s moist and chocolatey and (almost) guilt-free! The cake freezes well to pull out any time.

See the printable recipe here. Watch video demo below on how to make!

15. Zoodles

Ever made zoodles? They’re a healthy, fresh alternative to pasta! Here is a delicious recipe that was a potluck hit.

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Grow Your Own Zucchini

One more thing: It’s easy to grow your own zucchini! See how in our free Squash and Zucchini Growing Guide.

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What is the difference between yellow and green zucchini


Hi Debbie,

The only difference between yellow and green zucchini is the color.