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20+ healthy zucchini recipes perfect for any time of day! Here you’ll find tons of recipe inspiration from tasty brunch ideas, dinner, dessert, and more!
Healthy zucchini recipes are always welcome in my kitchen! Zucchini is a great vegetable to cook with because it soaks in tons of flavor and keeps your meal healthy, low carb, and gluten free!
Seasonally, zucchini typically grows in the summer months. But, I can find zucchini in my food store all year long which makes it the perfect vegetable to add to your grocery list.
Whether you’re adding some zoodles to your pasta or shredded it to put in some baked goods, zucchini can do it all! Below you’ll find 20+ recipes for all your zucchini needs!
Table of Contents Healthy Zucchini Brunch Recipes
1. Zucchini Chia Seed Blender Pancakes
You’ll love these Zucchini Chia Seed Blender Pancakes for an easy, seasonal breakfast or brunch. It’s so simple to throw together in your blender! 2. Herbed Zucchini Ricotta Pie
Really decadent but light and delicious Herbed Zucchini + Ricotta Pie is the perfect low carb and gluten free recipe for weekend brunch! Zucchini Snacks and Dinners
3. Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Fries
Deliciously crispy Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Fries make a perfect low carb and gluten free appetizer, side, or snack! So insanely yummy!! 4. Vegan Zucchini Chickpea Burgers
This veggie chickpea burger recipe is a great vegetarian alternative to beef burgers and hot dogs at your summer BBQ! They’re gluten free and easy to make! 5. Lemon Zucchini Burrata Pasta
This recipe for Lemon Zucchini Burrata Pasta can easily be made gluten free by swapping out traditional pasta. It’s an easy weeknight dinner everyone loves! 6. Taco Zucchini Boats
This recipe for 30 minute Taco Zucchini Boats are the perfect weeknight meal! They’re gluten free, low carb, and so simple to make for dinner! 7. Healthy Hidden Veggie Meatballs
If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly dinner, these Healthy Hidden Veggie Meatballs is the perfect recipe! Your kids will love them! 8. Low Carb Cauliflower Flatbread with Burrata and Zucchini
This gluten free, low carb cauliflower flatbread has the PERFECT texture. You can hold and bend it without it breaking, & its made with only 7 ingredients! 9. Carrot Zucchini Fritters
You’ll love these low carb + gluten free Carrot Zucchini Fritters! It’s a fun twist on your traditional potato pancake latkes! You’ll love them!! 10. Broccoli Pistachio Zoodle Salad
You’ll love this quick and easy Broccoli Pistachio Zoodle Salad with raspberry mustard vinaigrette! So flavorful and full of fun textures! 11. Mustard Bacon Goat Cheese Zoodles
You’ll love these low carb and gluten free Mustard Bacon Goat Cheese Zoodles!! Such quick and flavorful meal to whip up for an easy weeknight dish. 12. Bacon Butternut Squash Parmesan Zoodles
This recipe for Bacon Butternut Squash Parmesan Zoodles is the perfect reason to bust out that spiralizer!! It’s low carb, gluten free, and SO DELICIOUS!! 13. Instant Pot Chicken Zoodle Soup
You’ll love this cozy and comforting Instant Pot Chicken Zoodle Soup! It’s low carb, gluten free and the perfect excuse to use your Instant Pot! 14. Beet + Blue Cheese Zoodle Salad
The beets and blue cheese are the perfect balance of creamy decadence and earthy nutrients. Twirl them up with a crunchy zoodle base and enjoy! 15. Salmon + Spicy Pesto Zoodles
You’ll love this easy weeknight dinner recipe for Salmon + Zoodles with Spicy Pesto!! It comes together in 20 minutes! It’s low carb, gluten free + paleo! 16. One Pot Chicken Ramen Zoodles
This One Pot Chicken Ramen Bowl + Zoodles comes together in a few simple steps and is so cozy and comforting. Pack it with your favorite veggies! 17. Avocado Pistachio Pesto Zoodles
You’ll love this low carb + gluten free + dairy free recipe for Avocado Pistachio Pesto Zoodles! The pesto is so tasty, you’ll be putting it on everything! Zucchini Desserts and Baked Goods
18. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies
These Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies are so moist and fluffy! Don’t be fooled by those chocolate chips, they’re totally appropriate to eat for breakfast! 19. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread
This Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is the perfect summer recipe to use up your summer squash! It’s gluten free, dairy free, and so easy to whip together! 20. Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Healthy recipe for double chocolate zucchini muffins made with almond flour and no refined sugar! Perfect for a delicious gluten free treat! 21. Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Zucchini Muffins
The perfect family-friendly recipe to make with all the zucchini in your garden! These Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins are fluffy, moist, and the easiest muffin recipe to make ever!! 22. Chocolate Chip Zucchini Squares
The best low carb, gluten free, and dairy free recipe for chocolate chip zucchini squares! Super easy and delicious! You need this in your life!! 23. Air Fryer Zucchini Chips (recipe below!)
Air fryer zucchini chips are crusted with crispy Parmesan cheese and fried to perfection! Dip them in ranch or your favorite sauce! Print
Air fryer zucchini chips are crusted with crispy Parmesan cheese and fried to perfection. Dip them in ranch or your favorite sauce! Plus, checkout 20+ other tasty zucchini recipes too.
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1 medium zucchini
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt cooking spray
ranch, for serving
Preheat the air fryer to 375F.
Cut the zucchini in 1/4 inch rounds.
In one shallow bowl whisk the egg.
In a second shallow bowl, mix together the cheese, garlic powder, and salt.
Use one hand to pick up the zucchini and drop it in the egg bowl to coat it.
Pick it up and drop it in the cheese bowl. Use your other hand to coat it.
Spray your air fryer trays or basket with the cookie spray and lay the zucchini chips out in a single layer. You may need to work in batches.
Air fry for 6 – 8 minutes until the zucchini chips are golden brown and crisp.
Serve with ranch for dipping.
Serving Size: 1/4 the batch
Saturated Fat: 4.4g
Unsaturated Fat: 0g
Trans Fat: 0g
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