13 Ways to Use the Zucchini From Your Garden

Got a surplus of zucchini in your home garden? Breaking news: you’ve got the beginning of hundreds of different delicious recipes. With its neutral flavor and versatile consistency, zucchini makes the perfect base for almost any dish, be it dinner to dessert. It can be spiraled into pasta, used in “dough” for bread or pizza crust, and even as a binder for your dessert bar recipe. With a few of these recipes, that extra homegrown zucchini will be gone before you know it.

1. Zucchini Crostini Snails

These cute little guys make the perfect finger food for a party (with guests of any age!) and make hitting that veggie intake a little more fun.

2. Zucchini and Egg Breakfast Burritos

Adding shredded zucchini to your breakfast burrito could be the perfect thing to kick your morning up a notch.

3. Zucchini Noodles with Pistachio Pesto

Spiralizers at the ready! This recipe uses zucchini noodles as base, for the taste of indulging in pasta without the carbs. (Don’t have a spiralizer? Check this one out.)

4. Crunchy Zucchini Topping

Add a little crunch to a salad, soup, or casserole with this guilt-free crunchy topping.

5. Skinny Zucchini Pasta & Baby Spinach

This lean, green meal is filling and extra-healthy with two different vegetables as the main event.

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2 Comments on "13 Ways to Use the Zucchini From Your Garden"

  1. Dachelle Erickson  September 13, 2017

    Can you freeze this crust for a later date? I have about 10 huge zucchini from the garden and don’t want them to go to waste. I was looking for healthy options for later consumption.

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    • Gale Compton  September 14, 2017

      Dachelle, Hmmmm…freezing the crust should be fine.

      Reply

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