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Recipes That'll Make You Fall In Love With Zucchini All Over Again

Let's enjoy this amazingly verdant squash while it's in peak season!

We've been conditioned to enjoy zucchini all year long, but the truth is that just like all vegetables, it tastes best in season. Great news: it's zucchini season.

Zucchini is one of the most versatile vegetables around -- it can be delicious raw, grilled, marinated, baked, fried, pureed into soup -- we have a lot of ideas for this summer squash. Unlike its milder counterparts, yellow crookneck squash, pattypan squash, etc., zucchini is aggressively verdant. Even when you fry it, you know you're eating a vegetable. For some people, that may detract from its appeal. But for us, it's a major part of why we love it so much. If you're not yet a believer, these recipes will show you the light.

1
Crispy Zucchini Grilled Cheese
How Sweet It Is
Get the Crispy Zucchini Grilled Cheese recipe from How Sweet It Is
2
Cheesy Zucchini Rice
Buns In My Oven
Get the Cheesy Zucchini Rice recipe from Buns In My Oven
3
Zucchini With Basil, Mint And Honey
Jennifer Causey/Food52
4
Lemon Zucchini Pancakes With A Heart Of Brie
Wonderland Kitchen/Food52
5
Marinated Zucchini Salad
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Marinated Zucchini Salad recipe from Eclectic Recipes
6
Sole In A Bag With Zucchini And Black Olives
Jonathan Gregson
7
Zucchini Muffins
The Faux Martha
Get the Zucchini Muffins recipe from The Faux Martha
8
Grilled Zucchini With Goat Cheese And Pinenuts
Foodie Crush
9
Turkey And Zucchini Enchiladas
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Turkey And Zucchini Enchiladas recipe from Eclectic Recipes
10
Pasta With Zucchini, Chickpeas And Gremolata Bread Crumbs
cathyeats/Food52
11
Whole Wheat Chocolate Fudge Zucchini Snack Cake With Candied Pistachios
How Sweet It Is
12
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lasagna Soup
Foodie Crush
13
Zucchini Nutella Swirl Muffins
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Zucchini Nutella Swirl Muffins recipe from A Spicy Perspective
14
Zucchini-And-Pepper Gratin With Herbs And Cheese
James Merrell/Food & Wine
15
Zucchini Summer Skillet With Poached Eggs & Garlic Butter Baguettes
How Sweet It Is
16
Banana-Zucchini Bread
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Banana-Zucchini Bread recipe from Brown Eyed Baker
17
Zucchini And Green Chutney Salad
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Zucchini and Green Chutney Salad recipe from A Spicy Perspective
18
Fried Zucchini Chips
Bev Cooks
Get the Fried Zucchini Chips recipe from Bev Cooks
19
Whole Wheat Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
How Sweet It Is
20
Grilled Zucchini With Basil And Balsamic
Ray Kachatorian
21
Patricia Wells' Zucchini Carpaccio With Avocado And Pistachios
Joseph De Leo/Food52
22
Zucchini Brownies
Eclectic Recipes
Get the Zucchini Brownies recipe from Eclectic Recipes
23
Linguine With Tomatoes, Baby Zucchini And Herbs
John Kernick/Food & Wine
24
Hatch Chile Enchiladas With Chicken And Zucchini
Bev Cooks
25
Tuscan Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash
Sarah Shatz/Food52
26
Julia Child's Tian De Courgettes Au Riz (Zucchini Tian)
Karen Mordechai
27
Dover Sole with Herb Oil and Zucchini
James Ransom/Food52
28
Spicy Turkey And Zucchini Burgers
Simply Recipes
Get the Spicy Turkey and Zucchini Burgers recipe from Simply Recipes
29
Browned Butter Zucchini Bundt Cake
The Faux Martha
Get the Browned Butter Zucchini Bundt Cake recipe from The Faux Martha

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