Do you grow zucchini? Well, my garden is overflowing with a ton of zucchini about right now so I thought I’d share some healthy zucchini baking recipes. These are some of the easiest Baked Zucchini Recipes I could find.
What is a Zucchini?
It’s easy to confuse Zucchini with cucumbers especially in the produce department. However zucchini are actually in the squash family and taste nothing like a cucumber. They are easy to grow and are usually harvested from early to late summer. In addition, they are low calories, low in carbs, and packed with nutrients which makes them a great choice for weight loss.
Using a zucchini for baking and it’s considered one of the healthiest veggies around.
What Can You Use Zucchini For?
First, this healthy food choice has been attributed to lowering blood sugar, reducing risk of heart disease, very high in antioxidants, aid in digestion, and may aid in weight loss.
Zucchini is a very versatile food and can be used in many recipes such as breads and vegetable dishes as well as replacement for pasta noodles.
You can eat zucchini raw, boiled, steamed, baked, grilled and fried. All versions are delicious, however today I’m sharing Zucchini Recipes for Baking.
We are currently making all of these dishes in order to take advantage of our abundant supply of Zucchini.
A favorite way to use zucchini is to make pasta noodles. I promise that you will hardly notice the difference.
Zucchini Lasagna with Artichokes is a delicious recipe that I’ve tweaked several times over the years. It’s as close as I can get to the dish I had while in Italy. Because it does contain cheese, I offset the calories with zucchini noodles.
Another super simple and delicious recipe is this Easy Zucchini Bake. You can use a variety of vegetables to change the taste of this super easy and healthy dish.
A recent addition is this Roasted Vegetable Recipe with Zucchini and pineapple. In addition, this colorful, nutrient packed recipe has a tropical twist with a spicy sweet taste.
More Zucchini Recipes From My Supper Club Friends
Each Month our Virtual Supper Club Friends gather to share tablescape inspiration and delicious recipes. Here are a few recipes that include baked zucchini.
Zucchini Quiche Recipe – Stacy at Bricks N Blooms
What about some Zucchini Boats? This Easy Chicken Alfredo Zucchini Boat is a healthy dish from Simply 2 Moms
What’s better than Zucchini Bread? Maybe this Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread shared by Jen at Midwest Life and Style.
More Baked Zucchini Recipes
Wow, I’m excited about this 19 Calorie Ranch Flavored Oven Baked Zucchini. This is great with the option of adding a sprinkle of parmesan cheese on top of each zucchini before spraying with olive oil spray.
Did someone say fries? Fortunately, this is a healthy version. Another tasty idea is this Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries and is definitely on my “must make” list.
In addition, Zucchini Bread not only tastes delicious but is a healthy bread recipe alternative.
Finally, this Healthy Zucchini Tomato Bake sound so good. This is another anti-oxidant packed dish with lots of nutrients from both the zucchini and the tomatoes. I can’t wait to try this one.
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I hope you enjoy all these recipes and I’d love to hear about any recipes using zucchini that you’d like to share.
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