101 Fresh From the Garden Zucchini Recipes

Keep this list of fresh-from-the-garden zucchini recipes for your harvest this year!

When zucchinis come in, they come in, it seems like they all come in at one time! In the South we caution gardeners to lock their doors during the summer, otherwise people will break in and leave their excess zucchini!

person slicing up a zucchini

How to Grow Zucchini

Zucchini, a type of squash, is incredibly easy to grow and if you’re looking to supplement your grocery budget, zucchini is the way to go! One plant can produce between three and nine pounds of food.

While they need some space, they can easily be grown in containers.

If you’re growing zucchini this year, check out my post on How to Grow Squash.

zucchini used in a recipe

Nutritional Value of Zucchini

I love zucchini, because it grows well, provides a TON of food, and is incredibly versatile.

One large zucchini contains roughly 55 calories, almost 4g of protein, 1g of fat, 10g of carbohydrates, 3.2g of fiber and 8g of sugar.

In addition to the macros it provides, zucchini also provides many essential minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.

Zucchini also contains vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and folic acid, as well as many antioxidants.

These health zucchini recipes will help you add more of this wonder-veg in your family’s diet!

person cooking with zucchini

Fresh From the Garden Zucchini Recipes

If you’re growing your own zucchini, or want to buy a bunch inexpensively from a farmer, try out some of these awesome recipes below:

Zucchini recipes

These easy recipes are here for home cooks to make the most out of their zucchini supply!

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