17 Simple Recipes That Actually Make Zucchini Interesting

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If prior to now, you thought of zucchini as one of those filler veggies—you know, the one that’s always thrown into salad, stir fry, or pasta primavera—get ready to see it in a new light. Zucchini is the ultimate chameleon veggie because it can serve as an ideal recipe base when carved out and filled with the makings of burritos, or spiralized and turned into pasta; but it can also be a great add-on to things like bread, muffins, or other baked goods, making those normally carb-loaded dishes quite a bit healthier.

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Celebrate the nutritious veggie (it’s filled with magnesium, folate, calcium, and tons of vitamins) by whipping up one of these 17 super-easy recipes, from chicken and chowder to grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Mexican Zucchini Burrito Bowls
Mexican Zucchini Burrito Bowls
Fresh Corn Zucchini Chowder
Fresh Corn Zucchini Chowder
Parmesan Tomato Zucchini Bake
Parmesan Tomato Zucchini Bake
Zucchini Cheddar Cheese Chive Buttermilk Quick Bread
Zucchini Cheddar Cheese Chive Buttermilk Quick Bread
Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken Zucchini
Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken Zucchini
Parmesan Zucchini Tots
Parmesan Zucchini Tots
One Pot Cheesy Zucchini Rice
One Pot Cheesy Zucchini Rice
Zucchini Muffins
Zucchini Muffins
Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats
Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats
Zucchini Cheddar Scones
Zucchini Cheddar Scones
Loaded Hasselbeck Zucchini
Loaded Hasselbeck Zucchini
Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto
Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto
Zucchini Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Zucchini Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Baked Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Crisps
Baked Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Crisps
Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
Zucchini Lasagna Rolls
Zucchini Lasagna Rolls
  • Mexican Zucchini Burrito Bowls
  • Fresh Corn Zucchini Chowder
  • Parmesan Tomato Zucchini Bake
  • Zucchini Cheddar Cheese Chive Buttermilk Quick Bread
  • Crispy Parmesan Garlic Chicken Zucchini
  • Parmesan Zucchini Tots
  • One Pot Cheesy Zucchini Rice
  • Zucchini Muffins
  • Buffalo Chicken Zucchini Boats
  • Zucchini Cheddar Scones
  • Loaded Hasselbeck Zucchini
  • Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto
  • Zucchini Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
  • Baked Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Crisps
  • Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream Frosting
  • Zucchini Lasagna Rolls
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