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20 zucchini recipes (yes, there are that many ways to use them!)

They may be mild in taste and nothing much to look at, but a zucchini’s usefulness in the kitchen is beyond compare. This slender green veg lends itself beautifully to both savoury AND sweet dishes, and the proof is in the pudding …

1. Healthy zucchini pizza

A deliciously nutritious low-carb option for when you’re craving a slice of warm pizza. Your taste buds will be overjoyed by this Healthy zucchini pizza recipe!

2. Creamy zucchini and bacon fusilli

This tasty Creamy zucchini and bacon fusilli recipe looks and tastes as good as it sounds. You can hide the veggies in this creamy bacon sauce. Moreish, guaranteed.

 3. Zingy zucchinis

This Zingy zucchinis recipe is a baked side dish that’s perfect to jazz up a meat or chicken main meal. With lashings of cheese and fresh passata, you’ll definitely want a second helping.

4. Dried zucchini chips

These tiny discs are a delicious and healthy snack for the kids. Find the Dried zucchini chips recipe here and get baking. Perfect for a lunchbox filler!

5. Mini ham and zucchini quiches

zucchini quiches

These wholesome lunch box bites will keep the kids going all afternoon. Make this Mini ham and zucchini quiches recipe the night before for a seriously good munch.

6. Zucchini and chilli spaghetti

This is a perfect dish.  Zucchini and chilli spaghetti just takes a couple of zucchinis from the crisper and some pasta from the pantry and away you go.

7. Zucchini and cheese slice

For a yummy, light lunch, sink your teeth into this Zucchini and cheese slice recipe. Grab and go for a meal on the run, or serve at home with a fresh salad. Tasty!

8. Zucchini and eggplant gratin

You won't need to be vegetarian to love this dish. This zucchini and eggplant gratin is the perfect side dish.

9. Apple and zucchini muffins

Zucchini-muffins

This Apple and zucchini muffins recipe is the ultimate way to play hide the veg – your kids will never be able to refuse them!

10.  Leek, zucchini and cheese frittata

This  Leek, zucchini and cheese frittata is perfect for brunch or as a light meal with a salad on the side. Any leftovers could go to work the next day for lunch.

11. Fluffy zucchini bake

This versatile Fluffy zucchini bake can also be used to make scrummy savoury muffins. Packed full of flavour for the whole family to enjoy.

12.  Zucchini omelette and cheese wraps

We can often overlook the humble egg sandwich when making the kids lunches. Here's a modern take on the old version and your kids will love this Zucchini omelette and cheese wraps recipe as a lunch box filler.

13. Zucchini and tomato pie

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This layered Zucchini and tomato pie recipe makes a great meat-free family meal. Reheat the next day for a tasty leftovers lunch.

14. Zucchini bread

For a special brekkie you can’t go past this Zucchini bread recipe. Who knew green veggies could be so delish?! You could also make this into muffins.

15. Cheese and zucchini scones

This Cheese and zucchini scones recipe is a winner. Fill them with the the kids favourite condiments or spreads, for a lunch box offering they will rave about.

16. Zucchini and potato fritters

Overflowing with flavour and simple to make, this Zucchini and potato fritter recipe will make a great addition to your plate or as a side for your weekend barbecue.

17. Nan’s zucchini loaf

You’ll be amazed at how good this Nan’s zucchini loaf recipe is. Enjoy a slice with a hot cuppa. Is it afternoon tea time yet?

18. Zucchini brownies

zucchini brownies

These brownies are really chocolatey, moist and it's easy to sneak extra veggies into your kids' diet. This Zucchini brownie recipe really hits the spot.

19. Easy zucchini slice

If your kids don’t like sandwiches, throw this Easy zucchini slice recipe together and add it to the lunch box. Prepare to be amazed when an empty box returns at the end of the day.

20. Chicken, zucchini and pesto crostini

The perfect dinner in a flash. This Chicken, zucchini and pesto crostini recipe is hard to resist with it's chargrilled ingredients atop crusty bread, drizzled with a quick and easy homemade pesto. Ooh la la!