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29 Of The Most Delicious Things You Can Do To Zucchini

Squash summer vegetable boredom.

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1. Zucchini Pizza Boats

LOL at the fact that even in a list of zucchini recipes, there's a place for pizza. Recipe here.

2. Zucchini, Feta, and Spinach Fritters

Get outta here, pancakes. Recipe here.

3. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Rounds

I'd tell you these tasted like chips, but that wouldn't be doing them justice. Recipe here.

4. Summer Squash and Rice Gratin with Salsa Verde

To clear up any confusion, summer squash includes both yellow squash and green squash (zucchini). They can be used interchangeably, and yellow squash is sometimes referred to as yellow zucchini. Recipe here.

5. Flourless Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

The zucchini stays out of the way while the muffins do their muffin thing. Recipe here.

6. Summer Squash Sauté

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A satisfying summer side that's more than just a flash in the pan. Recipe here.

7. Baked Zucchini Fries

A slightly healthier way to indulge this summer. Recipe here.

8. Hearty Ratatouille with Goats Cheese

The classic that will never get old. Recipe here.

9. Zucchini Shrimp Scampi

Plenty of butter and parmesan to amp up the zoodle flavor. Recipe here.

10. Parmesan Zucchini and Corn

Kill two rampant summer vegetables with one stone! Recipe here.

11. Thai Chicken Zucchini Noodles with Spicy Peanut Sauce

An ode to Pad Thai. Recipe here.

12. Vegan Sweet Potato and Squash Burgers

No reasons for vegetarians to feel left out of burger madness. Recipe here.

13. Spinach and Zucchini Soup

Summer is just soup-er. Recipe here.

14. Spicy Cavatelli with Zucchini and Leeks

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Amp up your pasta with fresh summer vegetables and enough red pepper flakes for a little kick. Recipe here

15. Blueberry Zucchini Cake with Lemon Buttercream

It's always a good idea to hide your vegetables in a beautiful stack of cake and buttercream. Recipe here.

16. Zucchini Butter

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Coming for you, avocado toast. Recipe here.

17. Zucchini Waffles

Vegetables for breakfast can be something to look forward to. Recipe here.

18. Stewed Zucchini with Garlic, Basil, and Mint

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Stewing zucchini makes for a hearty, cozy side dish that's perfect for cooler summer nights. Recipe here.

19. Shaved Zucchini and Arugula Salad

Squash ribbons have a just-slightly-crunchy texture and a subtle flavor, making them the perfect canvas for anything delicious. Recipe here.

20. Summer Squash and Fresh Ricotta Sandwiches

The word "sandwich" is used pretty loosely here, but these are definitely a delicious appetizer option that will impress your friends. Recipe here.

21. Three Cheese Zucchini-Stuffed Lasagna Rolls

Zucchini is flawless on its own, but sometimes it likes to accessorize with a little pasta and cheese. Recipe here.

22. Zucchini and Avocado Grilled Cheese

I had you at "grilled cheese," right? Recipe here.

23. Greek Zucchini and Feta Balls

Fried balls of zucchini and cheese really go above and beyond the call of vegetable duty. Recipe here.

24. Spaghetti with Summer Squash and Tomatoes

A reminder that simple is sometimes best. Recipe here.

25. Summer Squash Custard

Anyone who's ever tried corn pudding can attest to the pure genius of baking vegetables into a vast sea of eggy, creamy, buttery bliss. Recipe here.

26. Grilled Lemon-Garlic Zucchini

27. Tomato and Zucchini Frittata

A healthy summer breakfast that comes together in no time. Recipe here.

28. Zucchini Hushpuppies

If hushpuppies aren't on your summer bucket list, well... there's still time! Recipe here.

29. Taco-Stuffed Summer Squash Boats

Using squash instead of tortillas is a great way to rationalize the consumption of ungodly amounts of cheese. Recipe here.