Zucchini is loaded with nutrients and vitamins, just like the average vegetable, which makes it perfect for healthy eating. However, what we find most delightful about this vegetable is how it can be combined with literally any food item!
Here are 10 of our most favorite zucchini recipes. Enjoy!
Frittatas are easy to do and, most importantly, are a savory delight for your taste buds. This recipe, which combines lots of cheese and zucchini, is perfect for breakfast and can be modified to include other notable ingredients like ham and potatoes.
Let your zucchini brown alongside chopped garlic and oregano in a hot pan. You can then eat it as a side dish with rice or pair it with grilled chicken breasts or other vegetables.
3. Grilled Pork Chops and Zucchini With Mango Salsa
This recipe makes a summery meal for you and your loved ones. Grill the zucchini and onions while the pork chops cook in a pan. Combine these with mango, cilantro, and lime for refreshing notes befitting of summer.
4. Spicy Grilled Chicken With Shaved Zucchini Salad
Make a zucchini salad marinated in lemon juice and sprinkled with garlic and herbs to pair with grilled chicken, and you'll have a healthy — and yet healthy — dinner.
5. Zucchini and Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are some of the best accompaniments for zucchini, making this recipe a worthy mention on this list. Cook the potatoes in a microwave while the black bean-and-zucchini filling cook on the gas to shorten cooking time.
6. Zucchini, Radish, and White Bean Salad
This is a combination of yummy proteins and greens, so it is a healthy choice for everyone. You can spice the dish based on your preferences; however, remember, less is always more.
7. Chicken Thigh Cutlets with Zucchini, Celery, and Olive Salad
Thin the chicken by pounding so that they cook faster and absorb the vibrant essence of the spices and herbs you add.
8. Ravioli With Roasted Zucchini
You can have your zucchini in many ways, and roasted is one of them. Roast the zucchini alongside crushed red peppers and Parmesan cheese to make a savory accompaniment for otherwise basic cheese ravioli.
9. Creamy Zucchini Toasts
This recipe produces baked open-faced sandwiches that are just right for snacking. The crispy bread, cheesy spread, and fresh zucchini are just delish!
Finally, it's a sweet treat! This recipe is so indulgent that it is hard to believe that it is just as healthy! The cake base is a combination of whole grains and zucchini, while the chocolate frosting is mostly made from sweet potatoes!