When zucchini is in season, there is an abundance of this tasty squash. But you can only eat so many plates of zoodles before you’re looking for more zucchini recipe ideas. That’s why I’ve compiled an epic list of 25 recipes you can make with zucchini! Whether you have a few sitting on your counter or they’re overflowing from your garden, here are some new ways to use zucchini!

Main Dish Zucchini Recipes

These easy zucchini pizza bites are my favorite! It’s so easy to make, and this one is a definite crowd-pleaser. Even picky children can’t resist these!

zucchini pizza bites

Ditch traditional noodles for zucchini noodles in this delicious, veggie-packed, gluten-free and vegan Pad Thai recipe, made with a delicious Pad Thai sauce in only 20 minutes.

I’ve been on a huge halloumi kick lately (mostly with this salad), so these zoodles with halloumi are calling my name! A crispy one-pan dinner, fried halloumi with bruschetta zoodles is a delicious weeknight dinner.
zoodles with fried hallouni

If you’re still looking for a simple zoodle idea, try these cheesy zucchini noodles. I’m also sharing ALL my tips for avoiding soggy noodles!

If you have other vegetables to use up, this hearty vegan minestrone soup is the answer! It’s packed with seasonal vegetables, beans, lentils, and whole grains. It’s a comforting vegan soup full of flavor and nutrients!

Bored of zucchini? These buffalo chickpea stuffed zucchini boats will get you out of a zucchini rut! Packed with flavor, this is a great vegetarian main dish!
chickpea stuffed zucchini boats

Looking for a lower carb, higher protein option? This comforting zucchini noodle soup has a rich curry coconut base and grilled tofu – easy and delicious!

Zucchini also makes a great pizza topping! Try this zucchini and lemon pizza for a delicious summer main dish!
zucchini and lemon pizza
 
This 30-minute Zucchini Stir Fry is packed with veggies and so much flavor. Make this dish with plenty of vegetables in a gingery teriyaki sauce that is perfect served over rice or quinoa! 
 

Side Dish Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini fries anyone? These oven-baked zucchini fries are crispy on the outside, and they’re delicious with ketchup! These are another kid-friendly veggie recipe!

zucchini fries

These Creamy Zucchini Alfredo Roll-Ups are the perfect bite-sized appetizer. Baked and stuffed with a ricotta herb filling then topped with a homemade creamy Alfredo sauce, your family will love this as a side dish!

This recipe has a little trick for taking some of the water out of the Zucchini before it’s sauteed. It helps this side dish to cook up beautifully without being soggy.
zucchini side dish
This simple shaved zucchini salad with corn and feta is the perfect way to use up all that zucchini in your garden or just as a simple yet delicious summer salad.
 
This spiralized carrot zucchini salad with feta and toasted sunflower seeds is tossed in a light and flavorful lemon garlic dressing. This salad is quick and easy to make, vegetarian, delicious, and a great alternative to leafy salads. 
spiralized zucchini salad
 
Heading to a cookout? This Zucchini Pea Feta Summer Salad is perfect at this time of year for a light lunch or a side dish at a BBQ or party!
 
This zucchini ricotta fillo pie is almost too pretty to eat! A creamy, ricotta and zucchini filling is rolled and coiled in delicate layers of fillo dough before baking to a golden brown. It is perfect for a light lunch or supper with a simple salad or served as an appetizer.

Breakfast Zucchini Recipes

This recipe has all the flavors of your favorite zucchini bread recipe in a simple make-ahead breakfast of overnight oats!

These savory zucchini pancakes are so delicious and easy to make! They are filled with shredded zucchini and cheddar cheese for a hearty breakfast!

Need to shake up your smoothie routine? Start your morning with veggies and give this paleo Carob Zucchini Milkshake a try! It’s packed full of nutrition, and so delicious.

Can’t decide between banana bread and zucchini bread? Combine the two and make this gluten-free banana zucchini bread recipe.

banana zucchini bread

If you don’t eat eggs or if you’re looking for a new protein-rich breakfast recipe, this recipe is for you. This gluten-free, vegan chickpea scramble with sautéed zucchini and thyme is a great morning staple.
 
These Cheesy zucchini Frittata muffins make a great grab and go breakfast or snack. Plus, these muffins full of protein so they’ll keep you going all day!

A new take on an old classic, this eggs Benedict is served on zucchini fritters instead of an English muffin. This would be a deliciously, creative brunch recipe for hosting friends and family!

Sweet Zucchini Recipes

This easy one-bowl zucchini cake is moist and tasty. The cake has reduced sugar, so much of the sweetness comes from the lemon drizzle. The flavor of the zucchini fades away beneath the zingy lemon but leaves pretty flecks of green. 

zucchini loaf

Love chocolate? This chocolate zucchini bread tastes more like a cake, but without all the sugar! Dates sweeten this delicious treat while hiding any trace of veggies!

This gorgeous zucchini lime cake with pistachios and thyme makes a wonderfully moist and beautiful bundt cake. Serve this for dessert or brunch!

zucchini cake

What’s your favorite way to use zucchini? Leave your idea in the comments below!