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12 Delicious Zucchini Recipes

12 Delicious Zucchini Recipes

Where has the summer gone? School is starting up already, and I’ve only put on my swimsuit once. I’m hoping to find a pool while I still can! I’m also trying to get my fill of all the summer vegetables and fruits while I still can, so I thought I’d share some of my favorite zucchini recipes today.

From zucchini bread to pastas to salads to tacos, all of these recipes are light and summery. Which one is your favorite?

1) Healthy Zucchini Bread

Easily gluten free and easily vegan (see notes)

“Followed your recipe to a T and received two scrumptious loaves ( I doubled the recipe) of zucchini bread! Very moist with a nicely browned top and low on the sweet scale! Thank you.” – Riya

2) Heather’s Zucchini Noodles with Basil-Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Gluten free and vegan

“I absolutely ADORE this recipe. Even my husband the staunch meat eater was loving it. THANK YOU!” – Lindsay

3) Creamy Cherry Tomato & Summer Squash Pasta

Easily gluten free

“This one is a winner! Even my 16 year old stepson – a vegetarian who, to my chagrin, doesn’t seem to particularly like vegetables – loved it. Delighted to see him go back for more, and delighted to join him.” – Tania

4) Spicy Roasted Ratatouille with Spaghetti

Easily gluten free and easily vegan

“Outstanding! Simple preparation, very nutritious, and so yummy. Thank you so much.” – Annie

5) Socca Pizza with Summer Squash and Feta

Gluten free

“This was excellent and so easy! I’ve made it twice so far with different toppings. So good.” – Heather

6) Double Tomato Pesto Spaghetti with Zucchini Noodles

Easily gluten free and easily vegan

“Made the double tomato pesto last night! Whoa–it was soooo delicious!! I served it to the fam with a combo of pasta and zoodles, but I had mine with all zoodles. The flavors were fresh and complex and everyone, even the teenager, loved it. Thanks for the great ideas!” – Michelle

7) Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Roasted Summer Vegetables

Gluten free and easily vegan

“Bright, summery and delicious! My husband ate so much of it that next time I might double the recipe. ;)” – Karen

8) Stacked Tomato, Summer Vegetable and Grilled Bread Salad

Vegetarian like the rest

Somehow, I haven’t gotten a review of this one! It’s a little labor intensive, but really tasty. If you give it a try, please leave a comment and let me know how you liked it.

9) Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine


“Not only was this delicious when I made it, the leftovers were just as good – a major plus for me because I always want to have good leftovers to bring to work for lunch. I added some roasted sweet potato to one of my portions of leftovers and the flavors worked well together. I know this has been up for awhile, but thanks for another great recipe Kate!” – Amanda

10) Mediterranean Pasta Salad with Raw Squash and Feta

Easily gluten free and easily vegan

“Made it and loved it! As I am currently obsessed with spiralizing my vegetables, I turned the squash into thin noodles. Otherwise I did everything as instructed and absolutely loved this yummy and satisfying salad! :)” – Paige

11) Summer Squash Tacos with Avocado Chimichurri

Easily gluten free and vegan

“I always love your dishes! This is another dish I really love! My meat loving husband really liked these as well! He went back for seconds. No leftovers left! I will probably crave this dish! Thanks for sharing Kate!” – Steff

12) Vegan Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Easily gluten free and vegan

“I just made this sauce tonight and it is sooooo good. Not for the faint of heart—it has a lot of punch and briny flavor—and super easy to make. Thanks!!: – Kirsten

P.s. More recipe roundups: 24 meatless recipes that carnivores will love and 12 vegetarian pasta recipes. You can shop my essential kitchen equipment here. Don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest for a steady stream of recipe inspiration!

Watch the video: Sautéed Zucchini With Lemon, Garlic, Butter u0026 Fresh Thyme (January 2022).