If you have a ton of zucchini from your garden and are looking for some zucchini cooking inspiration, you can use that zucchini to try all of these amazing zucchini dinner recipes that some of my blogger friends are sharing, just for you!
Are you ready? Just shred your zucchini by following the instructions in my preserving zucchini post. After all, you don’t want to throw away that zucchini, right? Once you have it grated you can throw the excess in the freezer. Then you can use that shredded zucchini to try all of these awesome grated zucchini dinner recipes! Dinner is served!
Shredded Zucchini Dinner Recipes
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*Tip: To grate the zucchini all I do is sit down at the dining room table and grate it with my Salad Shooter. That thing makes grating zucchini (or pretty much any veggie or cheese) SO easy! It is such a great tool to have in your kitchen and they are very reasonably priced! You should check it out!
I have spent a while perfecting this yummy zucchini marinara recipe. It is an amazing zucchini - tomato- meat sauce and also makes a flavorful pizza sauce! I use fresh tomatoes and zucchini from my garden, but if needed you can use store bought veggies, too! This is a hearty pasta sauce that is just bursting with flavor and your family will love it!
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These sweet and savory honey garlic meatballs from Mom vs. The Boys are made with shredded zucchini and they are the perfect complement to rice or pasta for dinner. They can also stand alone as a delicious appetizer!
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This amazing zucchini pizza crust recipe from Wholesome Yum really fits the bill if you are looking for a healthier pizza crust, but still want to indulge in cheesy pizza! Press it out thin, top it with sauce and your favorite toppings, and throw it in the oven. Your taste buds will love it!
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Using zucchini in your meatballs makes your meat go further. Zucchini combined with beef makes these meatballs from The View from Great Island so soft and delicious. They are the perfect addition to your next pasta dinner!
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These easy oven baked meatballs with pork and zucchini from On My Kids Plate are a yummy dinner solution. You can even make these meatballs ahead and freeze them. Add a little sauce and pasta when you are ready, and voila! Dinner is served!
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Nourish and Fete shows you how to make a delicious, healthy zucchini basil pesto that you can toss with pasta to make a quick, delicious meal that your family will love. It's the perfect solution when everyone is hungry and you need a dinner idea that can be put together fast after working all day!
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These cheesy courgette fritters from Veggie Desserts can be used as a dinner idea, a snack, breakfast, or even a side dish. Everyone loves cheese, right? And they are fun for your kids or grandkids to make with you!
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If you are always trying to get more veggies on your family's plates, these zucchini fritters from Fabulous Habits are a great solution! They are flavorful and delicious, with a hint of Parmesan. You like fried food that's crispy? You're in luck...they are nice and crispy, too!
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If you are a fan of meal prepping so that you don't have to panic about what to make for dinner at the last minute, these turkey meatloaf muffins are a great dinner idea for you! For the Love of Blank shares this recipe, which has zucchini and rice in it,. That makes them very filling. They are perfect for those nights when you have to run out the door to soccer practice with the kids after dinner!
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These Garden Vegetable Fritters from Moms Who Save combine the flavors of garden zucchini, carrots, and scallions to make a delicious dinner that comes together in a hurry! You've gotta love that it uses produce from your garden, too!
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Are you a fan of casseroles that come together in a hurry? This grated zucchini casserole from Low Carb Yum fits the bill and is a great way to use up some of your excess zucchini. It could even be a great side dish addition to your Thanksgiving dinner!
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This crustless zucchini quiche from Renana's Kitchen is a great way to use some of that extra zucchini that you have sitting around. It can be made as a dinner recipe idea or even as a side dish. There's no need to take the time to make a crust!
(Remember, if you want to learn how to freeze excess zucchini to use in recipes later, check out my preserving zucchini post!)
Which zucchini dinner recipe will you make first? Let me know in the comments!
See you next time!
P.S. If you need more zucchini recipe ideas, check out my Zucchini Bread Recipes post!
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