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Easy Zucchini Recipes – Our Top 10

If you’re looking for tried-and-true, best-ever zucchini recipes, you’re in the right place. We’ve compiled our absolute favorite zucchini recipes that have been well loved year after year. Take advantage of healthy, beautiful squash and give these recipes a try. There’s something for everyone.

zucchini recipes roundup

Our Very Favorite Zucchini Recipes

  1. Superhero Apple Zucchini Carrot Muffins – There’s no better way to start off the day (or afternoon) with these glorious Superhero Muffins loaded with zucchini. Healthy meets flavor in these powerful muffins. They keep well and are freezer-friendly.
zucchini muffins in muffin tin

2. Chocolate Zucchini Coconut Oil Bread – No butter needed for this fantastic zucchini bread…it’s like none other, as it’s made with the goodness of coconut oil without sacrificing flavor. Perfect for breakfast, snack. and even dessert. 

chocolate zucchini loaf bread

3. Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo with Zucchini – Toss fresh zucchini slices into this healthier version of creamy, delicious fettuccine alfredo. Add chicken breast for a satisfying boost of protein. It’s easier on the waist without sacrificing taste. 

fettuccini alfredo with chicken and zucchini

4. One-Bowl Zucchini Carrot Bread – You’ll only have to wash one bowl with this zucchini carrot bread. It’s so tender and tasty, and freezes beautifully for quick grab ‘n go mornings. Even the pickiest of kids will gobble this up. 

zucchini carrot loaf bread

5. Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting – Nobody will guess these chocolate cupcakes contain a hearty dose of zucchini goodness in every bite. In fact, these decadent cupcakes taste so fantastic, nobody will care what you’ve secretly hidden in them. 

chocolate zucchini muffins with chocolate ganache

6. Moist Lemon Zucchini Bread – There’s a reason my friends and family request this bread on repeat. With a tender crumb and lemony flavor, this zucchini bread is an instant hit everywhere it goes. Slice and freeze for easy breezy breakfasts on-the-go.

lemon zucchini bread

7. Zucchini Bread Recipe with Nutella – Glorify your classic zucchini bread with a bit of Nutella greatness. Nobody will be mad at you for offering them a slice.

zucchini bread with chocolate hazelnut

8. Best Easy Roasted Vegetables Recipe – This roasty, savory, flavorful combination of zucchini, butternut, potatoes, and mushrooms is absolutely irresistible. This dish is such a treat, it doesn’t even feel like you’re eating vegetables.

roasted vegetables

9. Chocolate Zucchini Cake – I’m not sure there’s a more tender chocolate cake than this chocolate zucchini cake. You can’t taste the zucchini, but it provides such wonderful moisture and fluffy texture to this amazing cake. Once you taste this, you may be astounded that you actually mixed squash into this amazing cake. 

10. Pasta Primavera – everything you’d want in a healthful yet brilliantly flavorful dinner. It’s light on calories, big on flavor, and bursting with all the colorful seasonal vegetables. So good, we could eat this every night.

pasta primavera on a plate


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    • Marysa

    This is such a great time of year for zucchini recipes. We have made fritters and bread, but not much else. Thanks for the recipes!

    • Danielle

    SO many good recipes here!

    • Ashley t

    I love that zucchini is so versatile and tastes amazing no matter you cook it.

    • Rachel

    I’m going to try those superhero muffins for my boys!

      • chewoutloud

      Mine devour this, even though they’re healthy! 🙂

    • Stephanie

    This is making me hungry! I’ll have to tell my husband to make all of these! We love trying new things

    • Forever My Little Moon

    We don’t eat much zucchini, but should! Thanks for sharing these recipes!

    • Monica Simpson

    I usually just grill zucchini but I need to try the lemon zucchini bread!

    • Gervin Khan

    I love these zucchini recipes. They are all delicious and I will def making one recipe per week for everyone. Thank you!

    • Eden

    The title of that carrot zucchini bread is enough to make me want to try it! It sounds absolutely heavenly!

    • Laura Arteaga

    I wasn’t expecting so many sweet recipes, and that was a really nice surprise! I have never baked with zucchini but it’s something I definitely need to try, thank you for all these lovely recipes.

    • Nicoletta

    Love all the recipes!! Especially the muffins, bread and chocolate zucchini cake. Going to try them all!

    • Marisa F. Stewart

    This post comes at the perfect time. I’ve got half a dozen zucchini waiting to be processed into something good. Now, all of these recipes look so delish I don’t know which one to start off with. The chocolate muffins caught my eye right away, they’ll be first. Thank you for the recipes.

    • Leslie

    I love this roundup of zucchini recipes! I’m always interested to see how others use this versatile veggie. Great recipes here!

    • Heidy Linn

    I loved this blog post—I have a ton of zucchini and seriously did not know what I was doing to do with all of it. I have been giving it away–lol. These recipes make me thrilled that I have several ideas to use up my produce. They all look so delicious!

    Have an outstanding weekend!

    • Kay

    Never really used zuccini like this, but these recipes look great, I love the look of the Chocolate Zucchini Coconut Oil Bread i will defo be trying this out very soon.
    Thanks for sharing:)

    • Marta

    What great roundup of zucchini recipes! My biggest problem with it is trying to decide which one I should make first.

    • Heather

    Oh my goodness thank you for rounding up all these yummy zucchini recipes! I love the variety too so now I can put all that zucchini on my counter to good use for every meal 🙂 YUM!

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