11 Easy Recipes To Use Up Your Zucchini Stash

You might often find yourself in a bit of a pickle as to what to do with that extra bag of zucchini in your vegetable drawer. Sure, it’s nutritious, delicious, and low in calories, but how else can you use it other than in salads and stir-fries? Make a meal, snack, or dessert out of it with one of these eleven recipes.

1. Lemon Parmesan Zucchini Noodles

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Just like regular pasta, zucchini noodles can be dressed up to make a delicious light meal. These 4-ingredient Lemon Parmesan Zucchini Noodles are ideal for a quick lunch or dinner as they only take 20 minutes to make.

2. Zucchini Bread

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A healthy zucchini bread recipe? You bet. It’s delicious, hearty, filling, and you’ll definitely want seconds.

3. Zucchini Pie

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This zucchini pie recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch but isn’t half bad for lunch or dinner either.

4. Zucchini Pasta

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This zucchini pasta is a delightful and creamy dish that combines the freshness of zucchini with the richness of a plant-based cream sauce.

5. Zucchini Muffins

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These delicious zucchini muffins will help you use up all that zucchini from the last of your garden zucchini and zucchini season.

6. Healthy Zucchini Fritters

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These healthy zucchini fritters are definitely not your traditional zucchini fritter. They are lighter (both in calories and in fat), but still, really fill you up and keep you going until lunch.

7. Cajun Zucchini Sticks

A pile of air fried cajun zucchini sticks laying on a cutting board with a small cup of dip.
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Delicious, air fryer Cajun zucchini sticks: You never have to feel guilty about eating them because they are air-fried, not oil-fried.

8. Dehydrated Zucchini Chips

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Dehydrated zucchini chips make a great, healthy substitute for chips. They are crisp and crunchy ad pair well with just about any dip you prefer. Plus, you can use up oodles of zucchinis with this one.

9. Roasted Squash

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Roasted squash is a delicious way to get more veggies in your day! This summer squash recipe makes the perfect summer side dish.

10. Baked Chicken Marinara

A bowl of baked marinara chicken over a zucchini noodles sitting on a table.
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This baked chicken marinara is quick, simple, and super quick to put together. Perfect for a busy weeknight or last-minute lunch.

11. Taco Chicken Zucchini Pasta

Taco chicken on zucchini noodles, on a white plate, on a table.
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At first glance, this taco chicken zucchini pasta recipe may not look like much more than some chicken and spiralized zucchini. But add just one more ingredient, and it becomes something more like a Mexican chicken alfredo.

Sick Of The Same Ol’ Chicken For Dinner? Here Are 101 New Ways To Make It!

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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