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Zucchini Recipes: From Tots to Butter to Brownies, and More!

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Jul 18th, 2014

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Whether you are trying to implement more veggies into your family’s diet or looking for ways to use all the zucchini ready for picking in the garden, we’ve got a variety of recipes that you’ll want to try out! Need a little help picking out a zucchini from the store or knowing when to pick it from your garden? Check out our tips below.

How to pick out a zucchini at the store: Choose a zucchini that is medium in size, no longer than 6 to 8 inches. Make sure it’s firm and free of any knicks and cuts. If you see tiny hairs on the zucchini, don’t pass it by, it just means it’s really fresh. Once you get it home be sure to store it tightly wrapped in the fridge for no longer than 5 days.

When to pick your zucchini from the garden: Zucchini’s grow fast, so be sure to keep an eye on them! They’re ready to pick when they are 6 inches long. Don’t fret, if they get larger they are still edible, you’ll just have larger seeds and the flesh won’t be as tender. When picking your zucchini’s don’t forget to check under the big leaves, some might be hiding under there!

Zucchini Tots

We’ve got something kid friendly here! A little twist on the tater tot is sure to appease any palate. Get the pinned recipe here.

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Zucchini Butter

It’s always good to take your butter to the next level. Enhance the flavor and get a gorgeous green butter at the same time! Get the pinned recipe here.

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Zucchini Noodle Salad with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Oodles of noodles! Avoid the carbs with these zucchini noodles. Get the pinned recipe here.

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Layered Zucchini Parmesan

Craving chicken parmesan but it’s “Meatless Monday” in your house? Whip up this recipe, it’s much easier than chicken parmesan! Try Get the pinned recipe here.

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Zucchini Cornbread

Nothing like bread straight out of the oven! Top it with the zucchini butter from up top and you are sure to get your full servings of vegetables! Get the pinned recipe here.

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Fresh Corn, Zucchini and Tomato Salad

The perfect light salad for a hot summer day. Get the pinned recipe here.

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 Flourless Chocolate Chip Zucchini Oat Brownies

Ready for dessert? Yes, you can satisfy your chocolate craving and vegetable daily intake in the same dish! Get the pinned recipe here.

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