10 Tasty Recipes with Zucchini

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Zucchinis, versatile and nutritious, are a fantastic way to enrich your diet with fibre, vitamins, and minerals while adding a dash of creativity to your meals. At Team Nutrition, we love exploring delicious and healthy ways to incorporate vegetables into our daily routine. Here are 10 easy and flavourful zucchini recipes to inspire you.

1. Zucchini Cannelloni

Zucchini cannelloni

Turn zucchini into cannelloni using a vegetable peeler and serve with a protein-rich tomato sauce thanks to ricotta cheese. A comforting dish that satisfies without the heaviness.

2. Oatmeal, Zucchini and Apple Cookies

Oatmeal, Zucchini and Apple Cookies

These soft cookies hide a serving of vegetables! Grated zucchini adds moisture while reducing the fat content for a delicious and healthy snack or dessert.

3. Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

Air Fryer Zucchini Fries

A crispy and healthy alternative to traditional fries, these zucchini fries are coated in a light herb breading and air-fried until golden. This recipe packs 3 grams of fibre per serving and over 7 grams of protein, making it a perfect side dish for burgers or grilled meals.

4. Green Pea and Vegetable Soup

Green Pea and Vegetable Soup

A perfect 'clean-out-the-fridge' soup to load up on green veggies! Feel free to vary the vegetables and add whatever you have on hand (kale, Swiss chard, celery, etc.). Zucchini helps to increase the fibre content in this comforting recipe, which contains 5 grams of fibre per serving.

5. Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchinis

Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchinis

Hollowed out zucchinis stuffed with lentils, cherry tomatoes, and a bit of cheese for browning offer a complete and nutritious main dish. This recipe provides 12 grams of fibre and 18 grams of protein. You will find satisfying satiety in eating it.

6. Savoury Vegetable Pancakes

Savoury Vegetable Pancakes

This pancake recipe allows you to increase your fibre intake in an original way. Containing more than 5 grams of fibre per serving, these pancakes are an alternative to multigrain breads, which are high in fibre. This recipe is perfect for those who crave savoury flavours at breakfast. The zucchinis are incorporated as grated vegetables in the pancake batter.

7. Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken

Slow Cooker Kung Pao Chicken

Discover our simplified take on a Chinese classic with slow cooker Kung Pao chicken. The bold flavours of the sweet and salty sauce pair perfectly with tender chicken pieces, crisp vegetables, and peanuts. This handy recipe offers a taste experience full of flavour and nutritional benefits while keeping it simple. Containing 36 grams of protein, this recipe ensures satisfaction.

8. Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

This decadent muffin recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth. The addition of zucchini makes these muffins ultra-soft. This dessert is perfect for chocolate lovers and also provides 3 grams of fiber.

9. Vegetable and Baby Potato Foil Packs with Cheese Curds and Curry

Vegetable and Baby Potato Foil Packs with Cheese Curds and Curry

The BBQ isn't just for meat and skewers! This vegetable foil pack recipe is a healthy and tasty way to cook on the grill. Baby potatoes, crisp vegetables, and melting cheese curds are coated in a curry marinade, which adds an exotic flavour to this simple and quick recipe.

10. BBQ Grilling Platter

BBQ Grilling Platter

This recipe brings 12 grams of fibre per portion and 40 grams of protein. Vegetables and meat are highlighted in this recipe. The BBQ cooking method enhances flavours and keeps the vegetables' crunch.

Start your culinary exploration today

Incorporating zucchini into your meals is an excellent way to add variety and nutrients to your diet. At Team Nutrition, we believe in the importance of a balanced diet, rich in fruits and vegetables. Experiment with these recipes and discover just how easy and delicious healthy eating can be.

For personalized advice and to go further on your wellness journey, don't hesitate to make an appointment with one of our nutritionists. Together, let's explore the flavours that nourish your body and soul.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist