Zucchini: 10 Ways to Use a Surplus

August 24, 2011

Farmers' Markets and kitchen gardens are overflowing right now with this summery squash. Here are 10 delicious recipes that will make the most of it.

Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow SquashZucchini BakeZucchiniZucchini BreadSquash CasseroleZucchini CakesCorn and Tomato Salad with Lemon DressingZucchini ScrambleCream of Zucchini SoupZucchini HummusZucchini Cookies
Meaty enough to take the heat, yet tender enough to cook in a flash, zucchini is the perfect grillable. Recipe: Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Comfort food by the spoonful: A cheesy zucchini bake with a cracker-crumb topping is a dish that almost everyone will love. Recipe: Zucchini Bake
As every gardener surely knows, the quandary this time of year is always the same: What to do with all that zucchini? Here are some delicious answers to that long-asked question.
Bake multiple loaves of our moist, dense zucchini bread and pay the zucchini forward! Recipe: Zucchini Bread
Two kinds of squash, cheese, cream and delicate thyme combine for a delicious side. Recipe Squash Casserole
Old Bay Seasoning give these mock crab cakes a vegetarian's dream dinner. Recipe: Zucchini Cakes
A light lemony dressing bathes this fresh salad in flavor without weighing it down. Recipe: Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing
Tofu tossed with sautéed zucchini is a unique breakfast dish that is perfectly paired with warm English muffins. Recipe: Zucchini Scramble
Say cheese! Parmigiano Reggiano gives this low-calorie soup extra flavor. Recipe: Cream of Zucchini Soup
For a healthy, simple and perfect snack for kids and adults alike, try pita with fresh zucchini hummus. Recipe: Zucchini Hummus
Bite-sized cookies with chocolate chips, raisins and chopped nuts are so yummy, kids will never even suspect they're also packed with zucchini. Recipe: Zucchini Cookies
Meaty enough to take the heat, yet tender enough to cook in a flash, zucchini is the perfect grillable.


Recipe:  Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow SquashComfort food by the spoonful: A cheesy zucchini bake with a cracker-crumb topping is a dish that almost everyone will love.

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 Zucchini BakeAs every gardener surely knows, the quandary this time of year is always the same: What to do with all that zucchini? Here are some delicious answers to that long-asked question.Bake multiple loaves of our moist, dense zucchini bread and pay the zucchini forward!


Recipe:  Zucchini BreadTwo kinds of squash, cheese, cream and delicate thyme combine for a delicious side.

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 Squash CasseroleOld Bay Seasoning give these mock crab cakes a vegetarian's dream dinner.

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 Zucchini CakesA light lemony dressing bathes this fresh salad in flavor without weighing it down.

Recipe:  Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon DressingTofu tossed with sautéed zucchini is a unique breakfast dish that is perfectly paired with warm English muffins.


Recipe:  Zucchini ScrambleSay cheese! Parmigiano Reggiano gives this low-calorie soup extra flavor.


Recipe:  Cream of Zucchini SoupFor a healthy, simple and perfect snack for kids and adults alike, try pita with fresh zucchini hummus.


Recipe:  Zucchini HummusBite-sized cookies with chocolate chips, raisins and chopped nuts are so yummy, kids will never even suspect they're also packed with zucchini.


Recipe:  Zucchini Cookies
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