From zucchini bread to spiralized noodles to zucchini fries and even chips, we’ve rounded up the most satiating ways to use this summer squash. Whether you’re craving creative keto recipes or simply want to add more seasonal meals to your warm-weather repertoire, these dishes showcase just how versatile the humble vegetable can be.
Zucchini and Gruyere Frittata Squares
These scrumptious, flaky zucchini squares are the perfect easy breakfast. Once ready, cut the frittata into equal size squares, sprinkle with salt, garnish with the julienned basil and serve hot or at room temperature.
Fresh Spinach Pesto with Zucchini Noodles
Make your own low-carb, low-cal zucchini ‘pasta’ with the long side of zucchini and the julienne setting on your mandolin.
Salt and Vinegar Zucchini Chips
These thinly-sliced zucchini chips are baked (not fried!) until they’re nice and crisp. An excellent, healthy alternative to potato chips. Zucchinis are also one of the things you never knew you could cook in an air fryer.
A zucchini enchilada casserole that replaces carbs with veggies. Zucchini wraps up chicken and cheese, before being baked with salsa. Try this fast, fresh and healthy leftover cooked chicken recipe for dinner tonight.
Vegan Corn Zucchini Fritters with Jalapeno Cream
This classic corn fritter swaps in non-dairy milk to make it completely vegan, while a spicy and tangy jalapeño cream sauce makes it simply irresistible.
Classic Zucchini Loaf with Orange
Zucchini adds moisture, texture and sneaky nutrition to this classic quick bread, while orange lends an unexpected, refreshing twist. Make a double batch and stick a loaf in the freezer for when a craving strikes.
Salmon and Zucchini Sheet Pan Dinner
A complete meal that goes from the oven to your plate in 40 minutes. Be sure to use parchment paper to make cleanup a breeze.
Mini Zucchini Pizzas with Pepperoni
If you put pepperoni and melted cheese on something, you’ve got about an 80 per cent chance that it’ll taste good! And these baked zucchini bites are a fun and healthier alternative to pizza.
It only takes a handful of ingredients to make this veggie-packed gratin with a blanket of crisp cheese and breadcrumbs on top.
These veggie pancakes are packed with zucchini and red onion for a burst of flavour and texture.
Ina’s Perfect Zucchini and Goat Cheese Tart
Summer squash shines in this sharable dish that layers paper-thin zucchini over tangy lemon and thyme flavoured goat cheese. Pair with a rosé for an elegant vegetarian appetizer.
Zucchini Noodles With Coconut Curry Salmon
Nutritious zucchini noodles are topped with a super easy, three-ingredient coconut curry salmon in this flavourful weeknight meal.
Grilled Stuffed Zucchini Boats
This quick-fix dinner takes hulled out zucchini filled with flavoured cream cheese, shredded cheese and fresh parsley.