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10 Surprising Things to do with Zucchini

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    If you plant zucchini, you probably have them coming out of your ears at this point. Here’s a list of 10 surprising, delicious and drool-worthy ways to use up your summer zucchini. Oh P.S. To keep your zucchini plants mass producing, make sure you’re picking them off when they are ripe. If you let the jumbo ones start to form, the new little ones stop growing. 

    Crisp Zucchini Bites with Garlic Aioli. Crunch on the outside and juicy on the inside. Seriously delicious! Recipe Here.

    10 of the most delicious things you can do with zucchini | natashaskitchen.com

    Grilled Zucchini Caprese. So fresh and perfect for summer. Recipe from Little Broken.

    10 of the most delicious things you can do with zucchini | natashaskitchen.com

    Zucchini Pad Thai with zucchini “zoodles” – yes way!! Check out this video below from White on Rice Couple. I did a little digging and found the spiralizer and julienne peeler on Amazon.

    Zucchini Fritters – these are on the regular rotation at our house. My son loves them! Recipe Here.

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    Zucchini Parmesan – pummeled with marinara and melted cheese. Ah! My name is all over this dish! Recipe from A Cozy Kitchen.

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    Quick Pickled Zucchini – weird, but it works! Tutorial Here.

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    Zucchini in chocolate muffins. You’ll love them even more knowing they are skinny. Recipe from Vikalinka.

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    Braised Zucchini on Crusty Bread – We make batch after batch of this during zucchini season. Recipe Here.

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    Zucchini + Pizza = Zucchini Pizza Boats!! Recipe from Cooking Classy.

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    Last but definitely not least, Grilled Moroccan Veggie skewers. Recipe Here. Be sure to dunk your grilled zucchini in Tzatziki Sauce. Mmm…

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    10 of the most delicious things you can do with zucchini | natashaskitchen.com

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    • Klára
      July 14, 2022

      We grow zucchini every year. All summer I cook a lot of recipes with zucchini. We love zucchini fries. These are crispy and loaded with cheese. Great and healthy TV snack or good friend to a glass of white wine. Another option is zucchini spread, delicious on crisp toast or you can use it as a base to a meat dish or as a souce to lasagna or spagetti. The bonus is that the spread can be canned, so it will be at hand even in the winter. Pizza from zucchini is wow:-) For a dessert, I make zucchini brownies with or without summer fruit.

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      • Natasha's Kitchen
        July 14, 2022

        Zucchinis are really awesome and so versatile. I’m glad you’re enjoying every recipe that you try!

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    • Joyce
      August 30, 2020

      You missed one. Make apple pie out of it. My mom always made apply pie from zucchini and not actual apples.

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      • Natasha's Kitchen
        August 30, 2020

        That’s a good one too! Thanks for your suggestion.

        Reply

    • Leo Sigh
      August 8, 2015

      The Zucchini Bites look amazing. I’m actually wandering down to my local farmers market later on this afternoon, so will definitely be picking up some zucchini and trying those. An easy recipe and they look delicious 🙂

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 8, 2015

        They really are a treat and are especially good this time of year when zucchini is in season 🙂

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    • Katya @ Little Broken
      August 6, 2015

      Thank you so much for sharing my caprese zucchini! I love you forever 🙂 I’m loving the whole zoodles thing. Been experimenting with it lately and loving it so far!

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 6, 2015

        It is pretty wild and low carb; not that nursing moms really care about that ;-). You’re welcome – thank you for creating such an amazing recipe!

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    • Zarina
      August 5, 2015

      Nice.. and one more possibility, believe me everyone will like it:

      1 large raw zucchini (thin sliced)
      3-4 cucumbers
      2 carrots
      baked bacon

      direction:

      using mandolin slicer (1/8″ thick) it should be thick as noodles, slice all of the vegetables.

      After vegetables thinly sliced put them into salad spinner to discharge excess water from vegetables.

      transfer to mixing dish, add ranch dressing & mayonnaise (2:1 ratio), salt, pepper to taste.. sprinkle with bacon…

      you might ask what raw zucchini?, yes, raw zucchini, it taste delicious…

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 5, 2015

        Thank you so much for sharing that with me. I’d love to try it!!

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    • marina
      August 4, 2015

      So far, I tried the pancakes and the crisp zucchini bites. Both are amazing!!

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        That’s fantastic! I’m so happy you loved them both 🙂

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    • Jessica
      August 4, 2015

      You’re a life saver!!! I was just breaking my head on what to do with the insane amount of zucchinis that are becoming ripe in our garden. Thank you so much!!! May God bless you and your family!

      Reply

      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        That’s awesome! I love when good timing happens :). Thank you and God bless you also.

        Reply

    • Coco in the Kitchen
      August 4, 2015

      I love, love, LOVE zucchini sticks
      and lie to myself about them being healthy!

      Reply

      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        oooh zucchini sticks sound good. Do you have a recipe on your site? Are they like the zucchini rounds I have above, just in stick form?

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    • Shelby @ Go Eat and Repeat
      August 4, 2015

      Love this delicious combination of zucchini recipes! Yum!

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        Thanks Shelby! Isn’t it amazing how many uses there are for it?

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    • Tom @ Raise Your Garden
      August 4, 2015

      Whoa, you have so many great ideas for zukes! We love zukes here but go to traditional with them. Those pizza boats look great. As do the chocolate muffins. Can never figure out why zucchini and chocolate just works, just does. Have to share these with wife, she just fries them up with garlic which is good but I need a little variety in my life.

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        The pizza boats are also a nice way to get kids to eat zucchini although my son loves zucchini a number of different ways :-). Zucchini fried up with garlic sounds nice too.

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    • Julia@Vikalinka
      August 4, 2015

      Oh so many possibilities! I have such a mad crush on your crisp zucchini bites, Natasha, what a beauty of a recipe! Love Katya’s grilled zucchini Caprese salad too. Summer produce is the best! Thank you for sharing my choc muffins, beautiful!

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      • Natasha
        natashaskitchen
        August 4, 2015

        I’m totally loving this time of year when my moms garden is in full bloom. It’s such a treat!

        Reply

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