Serve these fresh zucchini recipes as a savory side dish or in the main course.
Zucchini Stuffed with Lady Peas
Recipe: Zucchini Stuffed with Lady Peas
Stuff zucchini shells with Lady Peas, onion, mushrooms, and tomato and top with bread crumbs and cheese for a colorful appetizer.
Baked Zucchini Chips
Recipe: Baked Zucchini Chips
Serve these crispy baked chips as a side or an app.
Recipe: Zucchini-and-Spinach Lasagna
Pack your farmers' market favorites in this vegetarian lasagna. Fresh basil, zucchini, and spinach are baked with both ricotta and flavored cream cheese for a hearty casserole. No-boil lasagna noodles will help you get this dish on the table in no time
Recipe: Zucchini-Potato Soup
Inpspired by the classic potato-and-leek vichyssoise (vish-ee-SWAHZ), we added zucchini and gave this recipe a delicious Southern twist with a sprinkling of crisp, crumbled bacon.
Zucchini With Citrus-Herb Dressing
For an extra touch of flavor, top this dish with long Parmesan cheese curls created using a vegetable peeler.
Corn-and-Zucchini Queso Chowder
Recipe: Corn-and-Zucchini Queso Chowder
Try this filling chowder for your next dinner party. Colorful corn and zucchini, crispy bacon, and creamy cheese make for a great presentation and a delicious meal.
Fettucine with Zucchini and Pecans
Pecans aren't just for dessert. Try them toasted in this Italian-inspired fettucine with fresh basil and Asiago cheese.
Recipe: Zucchini-Onion Frittata
Whip up this easy zucchini dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Zucchini Ribbons with Feta and Mint
Inspired by the fresh flavors of the Mediterranean, this salad is simple and flavorful with crunchy zucchini, savory feta, mint, and splash of lemon.
Recipe: Watercress Canapés
Create color with cucumbers, yellow squash, candy-cane beets, salmon caviar, zucchini, herbs, radishes, sprouts, and other fresh finds.
Fresh Squash Chips
Chicken Thighs with Chunky Tomato Sauce
Summer Vegetable Kabobs
Recipe: Summer Vegetable Kabobs
Deliver a colorful treat from the grill with marinated veggie kabobs. Serve veggies with grilled chicken and wild rice, or toss into pasta with basil and Parmesan cheese.
Grilled Chicken and Garden Salsa
Recipe: Grilled Chicken and Garden Salsa
Save time by buying pre-chopped veggies. Wrap them in foil, and grill as directed.
Roasted Vegetable Pizza
Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Pizza
If you're craving a loaded-out pizza, give this veggie pizza a try! A whole wheat crust topped with roasted sweet potatoes and other colorful veggies ups the good-for-you-factor without skimping on flavor.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Squash Medley
Spicy Glazed Shrimp and Vegetable Kabobs
The sweet and tangy shrimp and seasoned vegetables are a complete meal on a stick. Caribbean jerk seasoning gives these kabobs a special, spicy flair.
Summer Squash Casserole
Baked Chicken Risotto
Recipe: Baked Chicken Risotto
Whip up this easy one-plate-wonder complete with artichoke hearts, zucchini, and Parmesan cheese.
Zucchini Fritters with Herb-and-Mozzerella Salad
Squeezing the zucchini in paper towels helps remove excess water for a crisp, latke-like crust.
Recipe: Zucchini-Mint Pasta
Take advantage of summer's bounty! Whether they're in soups, casseroles, or pasta, these summer squash recipes are sure to please.
From the Kitchen of Marian Cooper Cairns, Birmingham, AL. "Add cooked shrimp for a heartier main, or white beans for a vegetarian option."
Recipe: Zucchini-and-Squash Pickles
Ribbons of zucchini and squash make up these colorful Zucchini-and-Squash Pickles. These pickles are as beautiful as they are delicious.
Recipe: Squash Frittata
This squash frittata is perfect for vegetarians. Looking for a seasonal brunch item? This fresh zucchini and fingerling potato frittata makes a stunning presentation when plated, and is a perfect start to a crisp fall day. Fresh harvest flavors of parmesan cheese and pepper abounds in every bite, and a dash of heavy cream gives it a smooth and decadent texture. Although yellow squash works in place of zucchini, make sure that you don’t leave the green squash out entirely – it gives color while the yellow blends in with the rich egg frittata. Garnish with chopped fresh chives, torn parsley, and basil for a magazine-worthy plate.
Recipe: Zucchini-Mushroom "Linguine"
Cutting zucchini into thin strips is easy and makes a fresh substitute for pasta. Add thinly sliced ribbons of salami for a meatier meal.
Fried Zucchini Straws
Recipe: Fried Zucchini Straws
One bite of these Fried Zucchini Straws and you'll be hooked.
Chilled Zucchini Soup
Recipe: Chilled Zucchini Soup
This refreshing soup is full of fresh flavors. Make ahead and store up to 2 days.
Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread
Zucchini-Carrot Salad with Catalina Dressing
Dress thinly sliced vegetables with our fresh take on catalina dressing—inspired by two Birmingham chefs, Wil Drake and Roscoe Hall—and garnish with any fresh herbs you like.
Recipe: Zucchini-Potato Casserole
This elegant tian, a French dish of layered vegetables, is delicious warm or at room temp.