I absolutely love cooking and eating zucchini. It is such a versatile vegetable, super healthy, and doesn’t have a strong flavor. This makes zucchini great in so many dishes and for any meal. Try some of my favorite vegan zucchini recipes today!
What is Zucchini?
Zucchini is a part of the Cucurbitaceae plant family, which is mainly seen in the summer times. It can usually grow up to 20 cm or 8 inches in its young lifespan. A zucchini can length up to 3.2 feet if it is not harvested while it is immature.
Zucchini Health Benefits
- Zucchini is rich in many nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, calcium, iron, zinc, and other essential plant compounds.
- It has high antioxidants that are beneficial for your skin, heart, and eyes and can protect your body against cancer.
- Zucchini has both soluble and insoluble fiber that can promote healthy digestion.
- The present fibers of zucchini can decrease blood sugar levels.
- Because of zucchini’s low-calorie density, it is perfect for a lifestyle that is meant to encourage weight loss. It’s versatility is also why I have so many vegan zucchini recipes.
How to Freeze Zucchini?
I love having frozen zucchini year-round! If you have a bountiful crop of zucchinis, or you’ve found a good deal for a bunch at your local farmer’s market, here’s a guide on how to freeze zucchini so you can enjoy that freshly grown in season flavor for year-round.
There are so many ways to freeze zucchini. Whole zucchini, sliced zucchini, shredded zucchini, and spiral-cut zucchini can all be frozen. You won’t believe how easy it is! Here is a guide to freezing zucchini, with details on each method.
There are many benefits to growing zucchini and it is a great veggie to grow in your garden. It usually yields a great harvest as well. So, if you end up with loads of summer zucchini, you might want to know what to do with it all, so that it doesn’t go bad.
This is also a great method if you see a great deal on some farm-fresh in season zucchinis that just look magnificent. Save that deliciously fresh fall flavor for year-round use by freezing your excess zucchini.
Learn how to freeze zucchini here!
Vegan Zucchini Recipes
Zucchini is useful for stir-fries, rice or noodle one pot dishes, soups and stews, or roasted vegetable mixes. It is even good in sweet dishes and air fried or baked on its own!
You can use zucchini in so many dishes that will be loved by your family and friends. Definitely try adding some of these vegan zucchini recipes to your meal rotations!
This zucchini soup recipe is so easy to prepare, zucchini, carrots, white beans, celery, onion, garlic, green onion, are cooked in a vegetable broth with just the right blend of herbs and spices.
Whenever I make soup in my home my husband gets excited, he enjoys a warm comforting bowl of soup after a long day at work, even though it is hot here in Florida, a large pot of soup is seen as welcome delight.
You see, we were both raised in hot Jamaica, where soups were always prepared and enjoyed all year round.
Vegan Ratatouille is a delicious, flavorful, hearty, filling, and healthy French dish made from fresh vegetables. It is a perfect treat for summer and the best way to feed the crowd. Made with fresh, colorful vegetables and herbs, this easy ratatouille recipe is a perfect way to satisfy your hunger.
If you are like me and have an abundance of produce from your garden during the growing season and you are thinking of ways to prepare them, making ratatouille is my go-to recipe.
This amazing gluten-free vegan zucchini bread is so moist and full of flavor. It is made from scratch with brown rice flour, almond flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and other spices, and is loaded with freshly grated zucchini. This is the perfect zucchini bread prepared from summer’s bounty.
Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Bread is the perfect quick bread for a snack, tea or dessert. I’m crazy about making loaves of sweet bread, because they are easy to make, and you get to add your favorite fruits, veggies, nuts, etc.
Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
Making Zucchini Fries in Air Fryer is such a delicious and healthy snack. It is ready quickly, and doesn’t require lots of prepping.
Zucchini fries are cut into sticks that are seasoned with bread and spice to make them fried, crispy, and delicious. Healthy and nutritious zucchini are gluten-free and low in carbs that can be air-fried crispy without any oil! It is easy to make that takes almost 15 minutes in the air fryer.
Almost everyone in your family will love this recipe as it is full of flavor, crispy, and healthy. It is often referred to as a snack, appetizer, or side dish, but you can have it anytime (lunch or dinner)!
Air Fryer Zucchini Chips
These amazing Air Fryer Zucchini chips are the perfect treat, they are incredibly flavorful and addictive, the perfect way to use up summer’s bounty of zucchini. They are vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, and paleo.
I know you might be searching for recipes to use up all your surplus of this year’s zucchini crop. I have you covered with this easy yet tasty zucchini chips recipe.
Baked Zucchini Fries
These yummy Baked Zucchini Fries are low carb, gluten-free, vegan and pair well with my delicious avocado mayo. Zucchini spears are coated with a flavorful gluten-free breading and baked for a healthier snack or side.
I decided to revisit this recipe and I was amazed at how simple it was to make and how delicious it was. It has been a popular recipe on my website for over 4 years and it is loved by my readers. The almond flour is a great gluten-free breading alternative. I would advise you not to do any substitution, I have made this recipe so many times and it has worked perfectly with almond flour.
Oven Roasted Zucchini and Squash
Oven Roasted Zucchini And Squash are a perfect side that will make your meal perfectly tasteful, healthy, and vibrant.
Above all, this dish is super easy to make and versatile as well. Whether it is lunch or dinner, you can enjoy freshly roasted vegetables whenever you want.
Zucchini Green Pea Coconut Curry
This coconut curry recipe is so easy to prepare, economical and perfect for those really busy weeknight meals that will surprise the pickiest eater. Zucchini and peas are cooked in a flavorful Jamaican style coconut curry sauce, and is delicious served with rice or roti.
Vegan Stuffed Zucchini Boats
Vegan Stuffed Zucchini Boats are loaded with seasoned pinto beans, vegan cheese, this is an easy and flavorful recipe that uses up extra zucchini.
Zucchini boat is stuffed zucchini, the zucchini is cut into half lengthwise, then the flesh is scooped out and cooked along with other fillings then the cooked filling is added back into the zucchini shell, it is sometimes topped with cheese then baked.
Carob Zucchini Bread
This Gluten-Free Vegan Carob Zucchini Bread is incredibly moist and delicious. It is such a great way to use up all the extra zucchini from the garden.
My love for carob goes way back, I basically substitute carob powder and carob chips in all my recipes that call for chocolate or cocoa. Although the taste is not the same, I find carob to be sweeter, and more stable on my body.
Gluten-Free Vegan ‘Chocolate’ Zucchini Bread is the perfect substitute for those who are allergic to chocolate yet they still want the family look.
More of My Best Vegan Recipes:
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- My Best Vegan Tofu Recipes
- My Best Cauliflower Vegan Recipes
- Jamaican Vegan Recipes
- My Best Jamaican Desserts
- My Best Lentil Recipes
- Vegan Curry Recipes
- My Best Vegan Eggplant Recipes
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- Vegan Cabbage Recipes
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- My Best Father’s Day Recipes
- My Best Smoothie Recipes
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