Zucchini is one of my absolute favorite summer vegetables. From appetizers to desserts, there are literally millions of ways you can use this versatile veggie. Searching online for “zucchini recipes” gives you over 24 million results! It’s an excellent source of manganese and is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, fiber, and potassium – all for very few calories!
It can also easily be added to baked goods as an extra nutrition boost for picky eaters. If you find yourself with an abundance of zucchini this summer, here are 15 irresistibly healthy zucchini recipes to use it all up. August is National Zucchini Month, which means you have three more days to take advantage by making as many of the following zucchini recipes as you possibly can!
1. Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries
2. Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread
3. Moist Zucchini Cake (vegan, gf options)
Zucchini Cake – With Greek Yogurt Frosting (healthy, vegan, gf options)
4. Chocolate Zucchini Fudge Brownies
5. Chocolate & Zucchini Cupcakes
Recipe from the Chocolate-Covered Katie Cookbook.
6. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Blondies
Full recipe: Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bars
7. No-Bake Chocolate Cream Pie
Full recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Cream Pie
8. Zucchini Bread Muffins
Full recipe: Zucchini Muffins – Homemade
9. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Pancakes
10. Mint Chocolate Grasshopper Pie
Full recipe: Mint Chocolate Grasshopper Pie
11. Low Calorie Raw Cheesecake
Full recipe: Low Calorie Raw Cheesecake
And then there are the savory healthy zucchini recipes… because sometimes I eat savory things too. Sometimes.
12. Mondo Zucchini Burritos
Full recipe: Mondo Zucchini Burritos
13. Breakfast Scrambled Tofu
Full recipe: Scrambled Tofu
14. Yumlicious Lentil Curry
Full recipe: Yumlicious Lentil Curry
15. Easiest Tortilla Soup EVER
Full recipe: Easiest Ever Tortilla Soup
16. Bulgur Veggie Pilaf
Full recipe: Veggie Bulgur Pilaf
Question of the Day: What are some of your favorite ways to eat zucchini? Have you ever tried it in a dessert, such as muffins or zucchini bread? Please feel free to leave links to your own zucchini recipes if you have any you’d like to share with other readers.