14 Delicious Zucchini Recipes You Need To Try!

BY : PUBLISHED : June 30th, 2021 UPDATED: April 11th, 2022

It’s summer time which means the stores are filled with an abundance of the freshest zucchinis of the year! If you have a garden, I’m sure you’re swimming in them! If you don’t have a garden, don’t fret! Because they’re in season, you’ll find them easily at your local grocery store and for the best price also (which is always a plus!). Get ready to make the best zucchini recipes because we’ve got quite the amazing round up for you!

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The Best Summer Squash

The magic of zucchini is that it can be enjoyed in so many ways! You can eat it raw, steam them into a veggie stir fry, grill them alongside other veggies on a skewer, turn them into zoodles, or even grate them into something sweet like cupcakes! You can have a full day of zucchini-based dishes alone if you wanted to and we’re all for it! Let’s dive into these amazing zucchini recipes!

Vegan Zucchini Bread

A loaf of zucchini bread sliced on a white cutting board
This amazing zucchini bread is the perfect combination of sweetness mixed with healthy, wholesome ingredients to enjoy as a dessert as well as a snack. It’s incredibly easy to make and you’re going to love how perfectly moist it turns out!

Zucchini Bread
This Vegan Zucchini Bread recipe is so easy to make using a few wholesome ingredients. A deliciously moist bread loaf done in three simple steps! It’s a dairy-free and gluten-free treat that you can enjoy as a breakfast or afternoon snack. Or- you can be like me and munch on these cinnamon-flavored goodies anytime the craving strikes!
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Vegan Lasagna with Tofu Ricotta

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If you’re looking for your new go-to lasagna recipe, you’ve found it! It’s perfect for meal prepping for the week and is also freezer-friendly. This recipe is from The Friendly Vegan Cookbook and is one of our absolute favorites!

Vegan Lasagna with Tofu Ricotta
Enjoy this vegan take on the ultimate comfort classic lasagna dish. It'll be your new favorite go-to as it's easy to make, delicious, and also very kid-friendly!
Check out this recipe
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Creamy Zucchini Basil Soup

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Do you like creamy soups? This one is full of bold flavors and uses super simple ingredients. Get ready to use up a ton of your zucchini supply because this one calls for 2 pounds!

Creamy Zucchini Basil Soup
You’d be hard pressed to believe that this light yet satisfying soup has no cream or dairy in it whatsoever. A great light lunch or dinner (make sure you have bread on hand), or a terrific first course, this recipe comes together quickly, uses only a few ingredients, and is delicious any time of year.
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Summer Zucchini Pesto

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Are you up to your ears in garden zucchini yet? How about a fresh-tasting Zucchini Pesto to help you get through it? This recipe by Vegan Huggs is quick, easy, oil-free, vegan and delicious!

Summer Zucchini Pesto
This fresh-tasting Zucchini Pesto is a wonderful and tasty way to use up all of your summer zucchinis? It's quick, easy, oil-free, vegan and delicious! 
Check out this recipe
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Zucchini and Potato Casserole

zucchini and potato casserole in white dish in a white background
If you love casseroles, you’re going to adore this delicious blend of potatoes and zucchinis! This crowd-pleaser will have everyone screaming seconds!

Zucchini and Potato Casserole
This Zucchini and Potato casserole is so delicious! It's dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, soy-free, plant-based, Paleo, Keto, and can be made gluten-free! So if you love zucchini as much as us, you’ll find this easily slots into your rotation of
zucchini dishes time and time again!
Check out this recipe
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Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread

sliced zucchini bread on a rack with a white background and a knife in the background

Ultra rich and moist vegan chocolate zucchini bread that no one will know is healthy and gluten free! Incredibly decadent yet low sugar and refined sugar, this chocolate zucchini bread by The Banana Diaries is the perfect excuse to use up that extra zucchini!

Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread
This healthy and decadent Vegan Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the best treat to use up your zucchinis with! Easy, healthy, and also gluten-free!
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Summer Zucchini and Hominy

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Looking for the ultimate simple recipe to use up those zucchinis? This recipe is full of refreshing summer veggies! Zucchini, hominy, onion, garlic - it can’t get much better than that!

Summer Zucchini and Hominy
Using fresh zucchini, cherry tomatoes, and some hominy (Mexican dried corn kernels), this recipe makes for a delicious light lunch or your favorite plant-based tacos!
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Grilled Zucchini

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Grilled Zucchini is a super great way to use up some of those zukes in the garden. This recipe by Vegan in the Freezer uses a simple marinade for tossing before grilling.

Grilled Zucchini
Learn how to whip up those zucchinis on a grill! Simple, easy, and a great way to get in some tasty nutrients into your diet!
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Baked Zucchini Fries

white plate of zucchini fries with severl ingredients in the background
These amazing zucchini fries by Plantifully Based are the perfect summer appetizer or snack. It’s sprinkled with panko bread crumbs and vegan parmesan cheese and will be an absolute hit with the kids!

Baked Zucchini Fries
These Baked Zucchini Fries are easy to make and come out super delicious from the oven. They're oil free, crispy, and delicious!
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Vegan Ricotta Zucchini Ravioli

white bowl of zucchini ravioli with a white background
Have you ever tried making ravioli from zucchini? This zucchini ravioli recipe by VeggieKins is the perfect light yet satiating lunch recipe to enjoy with the entire family.

Vegan Ricotta Zucchini Ravioli
This dish involves light zucchini ribbons, folded into ravioli, stuffed with a high protein vegan ricotta, baked in a flavourful marinara sauce and topped with a nutty, brazil nut parmesan. Tasty and delicious!
Check out this recipe
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Vegan Zucchini Lasagna

vegan lasagna that is precut in a light colored tray
This gluten-free lasagna recipe by Two Spoons uses thinly sliced zucchini for pasta noodles and is so warm and hearty! It’s gluten-free and full of delicious veggies and an amazing vegan cheese sauce. You’re going to want to share this recipe with all your friends!

Vegan Zucchini Lasagna
This healthy Vegan Zucchini Lasagna is gluten-free, vegan and a much healthier version to the traditional, using thinly sliced zucchini for lasagna noodles.
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Banana Zucchini Cookies

several banana zucchini cookies on a light colored surface with a cutting board and more cookies in the background
Here’s a healthy twist on your everyday cookie! If you’re really trying to use up all of your zucchinis and want something sweet, these cookies are the perfect choice! They’re so easy to make and are super delicious! Who knew you could increase your veggie intake by snacking on cookies?

Banana Zucchini Cookies
I have more zucchini than I know what to do with, so I am trying to be very creative because I really don’t want to get tired of it. I adapted this recipe from Nestle Toll House by lowering the sugar, replacing the egg with banana and adding zucchini. 
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Zucchini Soup with Fresh Herbs

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This super creamy soup by Rachel Steenland is so comforting and delicious! Paired with basil, parsley, and marjoram, this zucchini soup is full of amazing flavors that will make it your new favorite summer soup! 

Vegan Soup with Fresh Herbs
A creamy and satisfying zucchini soup recipe that is easy to cook, packed with fiber and nutrients, and a great way to get your summer squash fix!
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Grilled Veggie Skewers

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Eat your zucchini this summer with these delicious vegan veggie skewers. These Veggie Skewers by The Forked Spoon made with zucchini, red onion, and bell peppers are grilled to perfection and drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar, and brushed with a fresh garlic herb sauce.

Grilled Veggie Skewers
Veggie Skewers made with zucchini, red onion, and bell peppers are grilled to perfection and drizzled with tangy balsamic vinegar and brushed with a fresh garlic herb sauce.
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That’s a wrap! We hope you put some good use to those zucchinis and make the most amazing zucchini dishes. Let us know which ones you make and which one is your favorite!

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