Aug 20, 2011

100+ Ways to Cook Zucchini : TreeHugger

by Colleen Vanderlinden
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Chances are good that if you have a garden or belong to a CSA, right about now, you have at least a few zucchini or summer squash sitting on your counter. If you're looking for some creative ways to cook zucchini, we've got you covered!

Zucchini for Breakfast

1. Sweet Zucchini Pancakes 2. Zucchini and Carrot Muffins with Cinnamon 3. Zucchini and Basil Frittata from chef Michael Chiarello 4. Parmesan Zucchini Omelet from Taste of Home 5. Zucchini Breakfast Casserole from Saveur 6. Zucchini Hash Browns -- This is a nice low-carb alternative to traditional potato hash browns! 7. Egg in a Zucchini Basket
Zucchini Side Dishes and Salads

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Here are some great side dishes featuring zucchini and summer squash. Of course, any of them would work well as a main course, too.

8. Zucchini Oven Fries 9. Zucchini Hash 10. Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad via chef Michael Chiarello 11. Quick Zucchini Saute via Smitten Kitchen 12. Zucchini and Tomato Saute 13. Shaved Zucchini Salad with Parmesan and Pine Nuts via Bon Apetit 14. Zucchini Salad via Bobby Flay 15. Minted Orzo and Zucchini Salad 16. Zucchini and Almond Pasta Salad via Smitten Kitchen 17. Pasta and Fried Zucchini Salad 18. Zucchini Salad with Lemon, Herbs, and Goat Cheese 19. Garbanzo Bean and Zucchini Salad via Giada DeLaurentis 20. Warm Zucchini Salad with Walnuts and Parmesan 21. Raw Corn and Zucchini Salad via Martha Stewart 22. Corn and Zucchini Salad with Chives via The Kitchn 23. Grilled Zucchini Salad with Lemon and Scallions via Real Simple 24. Sesame Ginger Zucchini Salad 25. Zucchini and Summer Squash Ribbons with Lemon Vinaigrette 26. Lentil and Raw Zucchini Salad 27. Zucchini Salad with Feta and Kalamata Olives 28. Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Zucchini Salad 29. Pasta Salad with Tomatoes, Zucchini and Feta via The Pioneer Woman 30. Vegetable Rice via Eating Well 31. Braised Green Beans and Summer Veggies via Eating Well 32. Cool Zucchini Slaw 33. Parmesan Squash Cakes via Eating Well 34. Pesto Topped Grilled Summer Squash via Eating Well
Zucchini Soups

35. Spinach and Zucchini Soup, via 101 Cookbooks 36. Zucchini Garlic Soup via The Kitchn 37. Herbed Zucchini Soup via Eating Well 38. Curried Zucchini Soup 39. Cream of Zucchini Soup 40. Pear and Zucchini Soup via Food Network 41. Chilled Zucchini Soup with Purslane via Food & Wine 42. Zucchini Tarragon Soup via Meatless Monday 43. Carrot, Tomato and Zucchini Soup 44. Fennel and Zucchini Soup with Warm Tomato Relish via Bon Apetit 45. Zucchini, Potato and Ham Soup via Rachael Ray 46. Tortellini and Zucchini Soup via Eating Well 47. Creamy Basil Zucchini Soup via Sunset Magazine 48. Minestrone Soup via Martha Stewart 49. Quick Vegetable Soup via Martha Stewart 50. Cold Zucchini-Mint Soup via Martha Stewart
Zucchini Main Courses: Vegetarian

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51. Pinto Bean Mole Chili via Kelly Rossiter on TreeHugger 52. Vegetarian Moussaka 53. Stuffed Eggplant via TreeHugger 54. Athenian Pasta Primavera via Eating Well 55. Creamy Polenta with Summer Squash 56. Garden Pizza via Eating Well 57. Linguine with Roasted Summer Vegetables via Eating Well 58. Summer Squash and White Bean Saute 59. Gnocchi with Zucchini Ribbons and Parsley Brown Butter via Eating Well 60. Eggplant Zucchini Gratin via The Veggie Table 61. Vegan Quinoa Carrot Zucchini Casserole 62. German Style Stuffed Zucchini 63. Zucchini Casserole via Midwest Vegetarian 64. Zucchini Lasagna via The Veggie Table 65. Lemony Zucchini Goat Cheese Pizza via Smitten Kitchen 66. Zucchini and Pesto Pizza via Serious Eats 67. Tomato and Zucchini Pizza via The Detroit Free Press 68. Vegan Zucchini Pizza via Slashfood 69. Zucchini Ribbon Noodles with Red Pepper Coulis 70. Grilled Zucchini with Parmesan and Garlic Chile Oil 71. Grilled Vegetable, Herb, and Goat Cheese Sandwiches via Giada DeLaurentis 72. Ratatouille 73. Portobello Zucchini Tacos via Martha Stewart 74. Tomato, Mozzarella, and Zucchini Pie
Zucchini Main Courses: Non-Vegetarian

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75. Zucchini Rice Casserole via Eating Well 76. Zucchini and Squash Pasta with Sweet Italian Sausage via Emeril Lagasse 77. Fish and Summer Vegetable Packets via Eating Well 78. Shrimp and Saffron Rice with Summer Squash via Eating Well 79. Salmon and Zucchini Baked in Parchment via Martha Stewart 80. Bacon and Zucchini Quiche via Martha Stewart 81. Stuffed Tex-Mex Yellow Squash 82. Shrimp and Zucchini Tostadas 83. Creamy Fusili with Yellow Squash and Bacon 84. Chicken and Marinated Zucchini Sandwich via Martha Stewart 85. Stuffed Zucchini
Zucchini Desserts

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86. Lemon Zucchini Cornmeal Cookies 87. Summer Squash Loaf Cake 88. Zucchini Nut Bread Cookie Sandwiches 89. Sweet Zucchini Cupcakes 90. Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies via Care2 91. Zucchini Brownies
Zucchini Bread

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92. Zucchini Spice Bread via Martha Stewart 93. Zucchini Bread with Dried Fruit via Smitten Kitchen 94. Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread via 101 Cookbooks 95. Pineapple Zucchini Bread via Grit 96. Chocolate Zucchini Bread via Tasty Kitchen 97. Zucchini and Apple Bread via Food Network
Pickled Zucchini

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98. Green Pickled Zucchini with Herbs via Emeril Green 99. Sweet and Spicy Zucchini Pickles 100. Quick Pickled Zucchini via 101 Cookbooks 101. Bread and Butter Zucchini Pickles 102. Zucchini Pickle Relish

So, there you have it! Over 100 ways to make use of all of those zucchini and summer squashes. Enjoy!

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