26 Mar 2013

Zucchini meals - a list

Our zucchini are coming to an end, but we're still getting two or three most days, as well as a couple of cucumbers.  The long green ones are almost finished, but the apple cucumbers are still producing steadily.  Soon it is the pumpkins that will be ripe - can I really use 10 or more pumpkins?

Zucchini are another matter entirely.  They really are the most versatile of vegetables.  Today I cooked Zucchini Slice for lunch - that's it above, served with salad made of our own tomatoes, basil and cucumber and sprinkled with olive oil and balsamic, and beetroot relish ; and a huge pot of Cream of Zucchini Soup for use over Easter.  You'll find that below.

I thought I might put together a list of the meals we've eaten with our crop of courgettes (Zucchini was getting boring) in case you find yourself with a glut like we have had.  A most lovely happenstance, if I do say so myself.  So.  Here goes.  You'l find it after the soup!

  • Zucchini Slice
  • Cream of Zucchini Soup
  • Zucchini and Garlic Pasta
  • Zucchini Frittata with Parmesan
  • Zucchini and Bacon Muffins
  • Chicken and Zucchini Thai Curry
  • Zucchini Quinoa with Raisins and Pinenuts
  • Grilled Zucchini pizza
  • Chicken and Zucchini Teriyaki with brown rice (that's what we're having tonight.)
  • Courgette Carbonara
  • Courgette Cake (some alliteration happening here.)
  • Ratatouille
  • Fettuccine with Zucchini and Tomato Sauce and too much Parmesan and Basil
So there you have them. Apart from that we've just added zucchini to whethever we've been eating. Some nights we have no zucchini at all!! Shock!

 If there is no recipe linked then I didn't use one.  I'm bad like that.  Sorry.


  1. Yumbly. We also like ours cut in slabs, then grilled. I brush them with olive oil and garlic once I've set them on.

    Unbeknownst to the kidlets, I will also grate them into our pancake batter. They don't even seem to notice.

    Happy eating!


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