Happy National Zucchini Day!

August 8 is National Zucchini Day, and now that we’ve harvested some of this amazing vegetable out of our own gardens, we have even more reason to celebrate. Keep reading to see some of the best recipes we are making with this seasonal vegetable.

Zucchini Stuffed Tomatoes: These tomatoes are stuffed with a zucchini, gruyere cheese and shallot mixture and broiled to perfection.

Zucchini Pie: This is a great pie with zucchini, onion, cheese, and bacon.

Creamy Zucchini with Linguine: The sauce that is made for this dish is absolutely amazing; you just need olive oil, fresh garlic cloves, crushed red pepper flakes, milk and fresh Parmesan.

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cake: This green vegetable adds unique texture and flavor to an ordinary cake.

Zucchini Dressing: This vegetable stuffing is cheesy and delicious!

Zany Zucchini Boats: Make these as a main course or appetizer. The flavors compliment each other and the cheeses make it deliciously creamy.

Zucchini Crab Cakes: The secret to these is the grated zucchini and the fact that there is no real crab in this recipe. All the ingredients mixed together simply taste like crab. They’re great for vegetarians!

Zucchini Hash Browns: If you’re tired of hash brown potatoes, give this unusual recipe a try. Great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Zucchini and Cheese Enchiladas: Add a little something to your standard cheese enchiladas.

Zucchini with Thyme and White Wine: This healthy side dish is very simple to make and complements chicken very well.

Zucchini Tomato Vegetable Packet: This grilled packet is the perfect way to prepare a side of great-tasting vegetables for any meal.

Zucchini Relish: Try your hand at canning with this delicious recipe.

Easy Cheesy Zucchini Casserole: A great way to use the zucchini from your garden. Easy to use and even the non-zucchini lovers will enjoy it.

Zucchini Frittata: A delicious side dish for anyone who loves zucchini.

Marcelle Flint’s Zucchini Lasagna: This lasagna uses a low-carb baking mix instead of noodles, so it cuts down on the carbs. The zucchini is a lovely addition that adds it unique flavor to the dish.

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Soup: This is a great soup for lunch or for starters to a main meal. The taste of zucchini and squash complement each other very well.

Stewed Zucchini: Serve the stew hot with garlic toast, or over steamed rice. Sprinkle with some Parmesan cheese or a crumbled white farmer cheese if you want to.

Tell me, foodies: How much do you love zucchini? What are your favorite zucchini recipes?

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