National Zucchini Day

In case you were unaware (and how could you be, when it comes to such an important holiday?) today is National Zucchini Day! To that end, here is a great article showcasing some fantastic recipes that utilize this veggie in new and interesting ways. I know it may sound gross, but zucchini is actually used in many desserts, lending it a moisture that lasts without taking away any flavor.

Six Great Recipes for Zucchini

A bumper crop of zucchini can challenge the inventiveness of the most dedicated cook.

Zucchini Oven Chips

Zucchini Oven Chips

Photo: Randy Mayor

Zucchini and other summer squashes are abundant in backyard gardens, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores this time of year. Try these recipes to use up your supply.

Rest easy: we’ve got recipes that use zucchini in almost everything. Zucchini Bread is a tried-and-true favorite, but if you want to try something a little different, try our recipe for Zucchini Oven Chips. Too hot to bake? Make Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad with Citrus Splash Dressing. Get started with these six recipes:

  1. Zucchini Oven Chips
  2. Grilled Zucchini-and-Summer Squash Salad
  3. Zucchini Bread
  4. Layered Zucchini
  5. Chocolate Zucchini Cake
  6. Stuffed Zucchini with Potatoes and Peas


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