Zucchini is one of those wonderful vegetables that
If you have several in your garden, you’ll be able to keep your family fed as well as a few neighbors.
While you can certainly freeze zucchini for later use (and it’s definitely recommended that you do so), there are several ways to use it. Let’s look at five delicious ways to enjoy zucchini this summer.
It may sound ordinary, but steamed zucchini is easy to prepare and very filling. Best of all, it has very few calories.
You can steam zucchini with whatever seasonings you like. A garlic and herb seasoning blend is always delicious, but you could also do Mexican or even Cajun seasonings. The light flavor of zucchini allows it to pair with several herbs and spices.
Who doesn’t love nachos? Of course, the ingredients can be filled with fat and calories.
If you want something a bit lighter, consider sautéing zucchini with onions and then adding a can of rinsed and drained black beans, a can of drained tomatoes with chiles, and enchilada sauce. Pour over hot tortilla chips and top with shredded cheese.
3. Stir Fry
Zucchini is also amazing in
Then add sliced zucchini, mushrooms, bell peppers, broccoli, onion, and celery. You can add whatever vegetables you like, but this is a great combo. Add as much chile garlic paste as you like, depending on how spicy you like your food.
Have you tried using a spiralizer to turn zucchini into
However, if you want a sauce to go on your paste (wheat or vegetable), you can saute zucchini, mushrooms, onion,
Heat through and serve.
5. Zucchini Bread
People often hear of zucchini bread and immediately dislike the sound of it. The truth is you can’t actually taste the zucchini.
The bread is like
It’s sometimes finished off with a cream cheese frosting. It’s wonderful for breakfast, snacks, or even dessert.
If you have more zucchini than you know what to do with, why not try some of these delicious suggestions?
Whether you love Chinese, Italian, or even Mexican food, you can find a dish that uses this yummy squash.