Zucchini is so versatile and easy to work with! It’s great on pizzas, pasta, even sandwiches! Read on for more zucchini flavour pairings.
What Goes Well With Zucchini?
Herbs and Spices: garlic, basil, oregano, parsley, pepper, salt, thyme, cinnamon, ginger
Produce: lemon, onion, tomatoes, mushrooms, sweet bell peppers, corn, eggplant,
Dairy: feta cheese, ricotta cheese, goat cheese, yogurt
Sweet and Savoury: olive oil, vinegar, salmon, eggs, shrimp, quinoa, rice, chicken, pecans, chocolate
Classic Zucchini Flavour Pairings Include:
Zucchini + basil + Parmesan
Zucchini + red peppers + eggplant + onions + tomatoes
Zucchini + olive oil + salt + pepper + oregano
Zucchini + feta + lemon + olive oil
Zucchini + cinnamon + chocolate
Zucchini Serving Ideas:
If you have access to a spiralizer, you can cut zucchini into noodles (or “zoodles”) to use as a raw pasta for a lightened “pasta” dish. Zoodles can be eaten raw, or quickly blanched for a softer texture. You can serve the zoodles like spaghetti with any sauce you like, or with shrimp and pesto like in this zucchini zoodle recipe.
Try roasting zucchini with mushrooms, sweet bell peppers, eggplant, and onion and serve as a side dish.
Zucchini is also great in a ratatouille (also baked), a frittata, or mixed into fritters for breakfast.
Zucchini is delicious grilled, served on its own with some olive oil, salt and pepper, or chopped into a grilled veggie salad.
Sneak some more veggies into the meals you prepare for your kids by hiding it in zucchini chocolate cake or brownies. They won’t even notice as zucchini simply adds more moisture to baked goods without weighing down the batter
This recipe for sautéed zucchini with feta and oregano is delicious, and it makes the perfect summer side dish – plus it can be cooked in no time flat.
Zucchini Parmesan-crusted chicken is a 3-ingredient dinner the whole family is sure to love.
Fried zucchini blossoms have a tender, mellow flavour to them that turns into a succulent treat when lightly dredged in a bubbly batter and fried to a crisp.
Zucchini crust pizza forms a sturdy gluten-free base for all your favourite pizza toppings. Go for crumbled sausage and feta or keep it simple with tomato sauce and mozzarella with a little extra grated zucchini sprinkled on top.