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#1 beautifulbub

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:10 PM

Have a bucketload of zucchinis but have done zucchini slice to death. Am after some ideas!!


#2 SukieTawdry

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:15 PM

There are lots of chocolate cake with zucchini recipes on the web; and if you have gluten-free friends you could make this for them:


#3 LeggyBlonde

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:17 PM

Zucchini Soup is great, cook your zucchini in chicken or vegie stock, blend it, I use a stick blender in the pot, then grate in cream cheese as you serve it.  That's it.

#4 Missy Shelby

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:19 PM

Curtis Stone's Zucchini & Vintage Cheddar quiche.

My DH loved it and so did it.

I originally saw it in the Coles catalouge.


#5 Funnington

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:21 PM

Zucchini Soup is great

That's what I'll generally make too.  When it's zucchini season, we get an abundance from the neighbours and family.  I hate zucchini slice (I must be alone here, it's suggested a lot on EB), it's a watery, tasteless boring thing to eat IMO.

I also like the old fashioned tomato and onion bake with zucchini added (and topped with breadcrumbs).

Or, I'll grate it into bolognaise sauce and use for spag bog or lasagna.  

I feel quite restricted with zucchini, it's probably my least favourite vegetable.

Edited by Funnington, 04 February 2013 - 07:30 PM.

#6 Fire_fly

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:22 PM

Cut them in half
Hollow the out
Combine the inside with chopped onion, tuna and cottage cheese.
Replace and bake in oven.

You can use other ingredients, different cheese or tomato flavoured tuna etc...

Yum yum yum

#7 brindle

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:23 PM

FRITTERS. My 6 year old LOVES these. I make them for his lunch boxes.


#8 Blueberrymummy

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:30 PM

Zucchini stuffed with rice/mince/spices/garlic and zucchini sauteed with eggplant, sweet potato, olive oil, salt and pepper and sticky lamb ribs.

#9 laridae

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:33 PM

Big ones - do baked zucchini

Sliced in quiche or frittata, strifrys

Grated in spag bog, sang choi bau, meatloaf, other mnce dishes

Sliced into thin strips & lightly steamed they make a good substitute for spaghetti

Sliced and fried in butter

Zucchini is one of my favorites original.gif  its very versatile

#10 cardamom

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:36 PM

Nigel Slater's zucchini, feta and dill fritters. They're absolutely delicious.

Haven't got time to find my recipe but if you Google it you should be able to find it.

#11 suline

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:40 PM

mmm zucchinis!
I love zucchini soup and I have just discovered Zucchini Bread

Which is delish (the walnuts make it)  warm and with some butter on it.

#12 beautifulbub

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:47 PM

Thanks everyone, lots of inspiration now!!

#13 Lainskii

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:53 PM

I had this while I was in hospital having dd. It was delish and I make it when zucchinis are cheap.


#14 eigne

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:54 PM

Some great ideas here. I too have an abundance - four the size of a small child's head! Today I made slice and soup (http://www.thekitchn...e-curried-12729) and I found other ideas here: http://www.thekitchn.com/what-do-you-do-with-zucchini-97156

I want to make muffins and bread now!

#15 nik_klinger

Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:55 PM

An absolute face in this house = Chicken & vegie (read zucchini) sausage rolls. Enjoy.

Oops, forgot the link http://recipes.coles.com.au/recipes/145/ch...-sausage-rolls/

#16 laridae

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE (spellfall @ 04/02/2013, 08:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Some great ideas here. I too have an abundance - four the size of a small child's head! Today I made slice and soup (http://www.thekitchn...e-curried-12729) and I found other ideas here: http://www.thekitchn.com/what-do-you-do-with-zucchini-97156

I want to make muffins and bread now!

Pick them before they grow too big - they taste better.  Big ones aren't as good for anything but baking.

#17 firstatforty

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:33 PM

I made Banana and Zucchini bread in muffin tins today. Its an american recipe so I used margerine instead of shortening. Before I added the banana and zucchini the mixture looked really dry but they came out yummy.


#18 twinboys

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:37 PM

I also agree with the fritters - fetta and mint in them....yummm!

They also freeze well.

I freeze them in layers between baking paper and then defrost them and pop them into the oven to crisp them up a bit.

I serve them with a side salad or in bread rolls as veggie burgers

#19 Pssst...

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:44 PM

Lemon and zucchini risotto

Zucchini, lemon and bacon pasta

#20 MsNorbury

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:47 PM

I love this recipe

she also has a recipe for choc chip cookie with zucchini in them that my kids liked. I prefer more decadent ones, but they were a good way to use it up

#21 Moulla

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:49 PM

Fry up diced zuchinni with onion, tomato, bay leaves and good quality thickly sliced smoked ham yummmmmm

#22 marple

Posted 04 February 2013 - 08:53 PM

I slice them thinly and cook them in the microwave with a splash of water, a dab of butter, a sprinkle of french onion soup and lashings of parmesan.

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