Zucchini: 10 Ways to Use a Surplus

on August 24, 2011

Grilled and Marinated Zucchini and Yellow Squash

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


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.

Zucchini Bake

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

Zucchini Bread

Bake multiple loaves of our moist, dense zucchini bread and pay the zucchini forward! Recipe: Zucchini Bread

Zucchini Cakes

Old Bay Seasoning give these mock crab cakes a vegetarian's dream dinner. Recipe: Zucchini Cakes

Squash Casserole

Two kinds of squash, cheese, cream and delicate thyme combine for a delicious side. Recipe Squash Casserole

Zucchini Scramble

Tofu tossed with sautéed zucchini is a unique breakfast dish that is perfectly paired with warm English muffins. Recipe: Zucchini Scramble

Cream of Zucchini Soup

Say cheese! Parmigiano Reggiano gives this low-calorie soup extra flavor. Recipe: Cream of Zucchini Soup

Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing

A light lemony dressing bathes this fresh salad in flavor without weighing it down. Recipe: Corn and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dressing

Zucchini Hummus

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

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Zucchini Cookies

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