21 Sweet & Savory Zucchini Recipes that aren’t Zucchini Loaf

Got zucchini? Need zucchini recipes? This round-up of 21 sweet and savory zucchini recipes serves up a variety of options thanks to fellow Canadian Food Bloggers who shared their recipes. You’ll find delicious appetizers, salads, side dishes, main entrees and desserts including gluten free, dairy free, vegan and keto friendly options.

With so many great recipes – you may need more zucchini! 

Savory Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini Noodle Bowls with Crispy Chickpeas – Crumb Top Baking

Zucchini Noodle Bowls are loaded with crunchy fresh veggies, crispy chick peas and a creamy jalapeño dressing.

Zucchini Salad with Feta and Hazelnuts – West Coast Kitchen Garden (sorry, link no longer active)

This is an easy salad with hazelnuts and feta for some protein. Gluten-free and vegetarian, this salad looks and tastes like summer.

Zucchini Wrapped Bocconcini Skewers – My Sweet Mess

bocconcini zucchini skewersZucchini wrapped marinated bocconcini skewers with fresh mint and lemon zest make perfect appetizers for your next BBQ.

Zucchini Almond and Mint Pesto – Sugar Love Spices

A unique pesto made with sauteed zucchini, almonds, mint Parmigiano, and pecorino. Great on pasta, steamed fish or in risotto.

Zucchini & Prosciutto Pizza – Cooking In My Genes

Crispy, salty prosciutto paired with fresh zucchini, oregano and garlic for a delicious combination of flavors.

Zucchini Pizza – Love in My Oven

A gluten free zucchini pizza crust. You’ll love its light, chewy texture and mild flavor that can hold all your favorite toppings.

Spiralized Zucchini Ricotta Meatballs – Mangia Bedda

Vegetarian meatballs that work equally well as appetizers or cooked in your favorite tomato sauce and served on top of pasta for dinner.

Italian Style Zucchini Fritters – She Loves Biscotti

These Italian zucchini fritters with mozzarella and lots of herbs are simple to make and are a great tasting healthy summer recipe.

Quick Pesto Zucchini Fritters -Petit Porcini

pesto zucchini frittersTasty and Healthy Zucchini Pesto Fritters is a quick recipe to add to your little ones lunch bag, picnic menu or weekday menu!

Cheddar Zucchini Fritters – West Coast Kitchen Garden

Easy and crispy zucchini cheddar Fritters with a healthy yogurt dip. Vegetarian and kid-approved. 

Zucchini Pea and Mint Fritters – Crumb

zucchini mint pea frittersInspired by a classic Greek recipe, these golden-brown fritters are a delicious as an appetizer or as a meat-free main dish.

Baked Zucchini – Simply Stacie

An egg-based casserole with roasted zucchini slices and loads of cheese.

Italian Sauteed Onion and Zucchini Rounds – She Loves Biscotti

This tasty side dish begins with caramelized onions and lightly sauteed zucchini, herbs, spices and a sprinkling of Parmesan.

5 Ingredient Shredded Zucchini & Feta Saute – Food Meanderings

zucchini and feta sauteThis 5 ingredient shredded zucchini recipe is a healthy and easy side dish. Simply sauté zucchini with garlic, dill and feta for a keto friendly recipe.

Roasted Zucchini Tuna Melts – The Honour System

Low carb, healthy gluten free dinner recipe. These Roasted Zucchini Tuna Melts make for an easy, quick and delicious lunch/supper.

Perogy Zucchini Boats – Food Meanderings
perogy zucchini boatsGet your perogy fix! These quick and easy, gluten-free, low-fat Perogy Zucchini Boats are loaded with flavour but are low in fat and calories.

Vegetarian Carbonara with Zucchini – Sugar Love Spices

Vegetarian Carbonara with Zucchini is a light and flavorful vegetarian take on the classic Roman Carbonara.

Zucchini Pesto Lasagna with Cashew Cream – Sandi’s Allergy Free Recipes

zucchini pesto lasaganaA great recipe for lunch or dinner that uses zucchini ribbons and cashew cream making it paleo, gluten free, dairy free and vegan.

Sweet Zucchini Recipes

Healthier Zucchini Brownies – Love in My Oven

They’re called brownies due to their chocolately factor but they’re chalk full of good things like zucchini (duh), honey, whole wheat flour, unsweetened applesauce and almond butter.

Double Chocolate Zucchini Cookies – Sandi’s Allergy Free Recipes
zucchini choco cookiesChocolate zucchini cookies for the win! These are a vegan, gluten free and dairy free treat.

Whoo wee! Good luck deciding what to make first.

A big thanks to all the bloggers who shared their recipes for this round-up. I have not tested all of these recipes, but I’m sure they’re great. Zucchini season is fast and furious, so it’s good to have plenty of ideas and recipes to make sure no zucchini gets left behind!

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