Zucchinis 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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Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love using zucchini in the summertime. This recipe reminds me of a zucchini bread my aunt makes, but I wanted to make cookies for a family get-together because they would be easier to grab and eat. These taste better if you make them the day before. —Melissa Obernesser, Oriskany, New York

Veggie-Cashew Stir-Fry

Getting my meat-loving husband and two sons, ages 5 and 7, to eat more veggies had always been a struggle...


Squash Provencal

All of my family loves vegetables, and in the summer when squash is plentiful, I serve this dish frequently. It...


Confetti Long Grain and Wild Rice

Summer squash, zucchini and sweet red pepper peek out from the tender grains of rice in this colorful side dish.


Garden Vegetable Rice Soup

“Cooking with vegetables seems quick and healthy. This meatless soup makes a great dinner with a salad or slice of...

Cheesy Zucchini Rice Casserole

Cheese is one of the major agricultural products in our area of northern California. A colleague gave me this recipe...


Asian Stuffed Zucchini

"When a friend and I decided to grow zucchini, we had no idea what the results would be," details Rose...

Lamb Ratatouille

"This quick-and-easy recipe is a great way to use up leftover lamb - and so good, your family will never...


Rice with Summer Squash

I don't usually create my own recipes, but this one passed my palate test. It offers a buttery flavor that...


Zucchini Rice Pilaf

I created this colorful rice and veggie side dish one night by combining a few ingredients I had on hand....


Salsa Rice with Zucchini

You won't create a mess in the kitchen with this recipe. The rice and zucchini are combined in one pan....

Quinoa Squash Pilaf

“This is a wonderful recipe with different flavors and plenty of good-for-you ingredients,” Annette Spiegler promises from Arlington Heights, Illinois.


Makeover Zucchini Supper

From East Moline, Illinois, Mandy Anderson's revised one-dish wonder boasts nearly 60% less saturated fat, 199 fewer calories and 46%...


Barley Zucchini Boats

Barley is delightful paired with garden-fresh zucchini in this flavorful recipe.—National Barley Foods Council, Mary Sullivan, Spokane, Washington


Zucchini Beef Casserole

"Everyone in our family always asks me to make this quick-and-easy microwave recipe," relates Lisa Bales of Peru, Indiana. "I...


Zucchini Beef Bake

Zucchini is a favorite vegetable for cooks because it can be used in countless ways. Here it teams up with...

Cheesy Zucchini Medley

My family can hardly wait for zucchini to ripen in summer so I can make this casserole. With rice, sausage...


Zucchini Picadillo Sandwich

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


Zucchini Beef Skillet

This is a speedy summer recipe that uses up those abundant garden goodies: Zucchini, tomatoes and green peppers. —Becky Calder,...


Zucchini Beef Pizza

When zucchini is plentiful in late summer, I keep this recipe at the front of my card file. It's a...


Zucchini Italiano

When zucchini is plentiful in my garden, I slice and parboil it, then freeze it in 4-cup containers for recipes...


Zucchini Garden Casserole

Zucchini is best picked when it's small and tender. Store it in your shed or garage...or, when the weather is...


Italian Sausage Skillet

Italian Sausage Skillet, served over rice or pasta, is a hearty favorite.
"This garden-fresh dish gets extra color from...


Slow & Easy Minestrone

Hot soup on a cold day is something I just can't get enough of. It's a snap to put together,...

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Stir-Fry Rice Bowl

My meatless version of Korean bibimbap is tasty, pretty and easy to tweak for different spice levels. —Devon Delaney, Westport,...


Zucchini & Sausage Stovetop Casserole

Gather zucchini from your garden or farm stand and start cooking. My family goes wild for this wholesome casserole. You...


Cilantro Shrimp & Rice

I created this dish especially for my son, who has the pickiest palate. The aroma of fresh herbs is so...


California Quinoa

I’m always changing this salad up. Here I used tomato, zucchini and olives for a Greek-inspired salad. Try adding a...


Herbed Harvest Vegetable Casserole

I belong to a cooking club, so I try a lot of new recipes. This one has become one of...


Beef & Bulgur-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

My mom frequently cooked the giant zucchini that she grew in her garden. I adapted this recipe from one of...