Whenever I think of zucchini, I think of zucchini bread. It’s the recipe everyone seems to think of for using up the over-abundance of zucchini this time of year. But, searching through our archives, we’ve found at least nine things to make with zucchini other than bread.
Before we dive into the recipes, let’s talk about what knives are good for preparing zucchini. The 9-1/4" French Chef knife is great for slicing large zucchinis lengthwise. The Trimmer works well for slicing crosswise. Other knives for zucchini prep include the 7-5/8" Petite Chef knife and a 7" Santoku. The key for selecting a knife is to choose one that best matches the size of the zucchini you’re cutting.
Over the years, Cutco has created many zucchini recipes, and none of them are zucchini bread. So, this list goes to show the versatility of this abundant summer squash.
9 Things to Make With Zucchini
Zucchini is not the side dish for this recipe, rather it’s the main attraction, and its somewhat healthy to boot!
Here’s a way to use it in place of noodles for a lighter lasagna with a protein boost from chicken.
Everything tastes good on pizza and zucchini is no exception. This recipe calls for ribbons of zucchini made with a Vegetable Peeler.
Zucchini lends itself well for desserts like this, because its water content helps make cakes and breads moist.
This is a surprising use of raw zucchini, cut into thin strips, patted dry and dressed with savory toppings and a light vinaigrette.
It doesn’t get any easier than this. Sliced zucchini, lightly coated with butter, oregano and cheese. Simple, but flavorful.
Perfect for placing a dollop of sour cream on or dipping into your favorite sauce. Serve it as a side or a snack.
While zucchini is just a bit player in this stew, its costars are also summer vegetable favorites.
If you’re looking for a zucchini appetizer, look no further. Dip these in something sweet, like maple syrup or savory, like aioli.
Here we list nine things to make with zucchini other than zucchini bread, but I’m sure there are many more recipes we haven’t even discovered yet. If this list is any indication, this summer squash season has a lot going for it.