Stuffed Zucchini Recipes

Whether you’re growing an abundance of summer squash or shopping at your favorite market, we’ve got delicious ways to stuff your zucchini for a healthy and hearty summer dish.

  • Persian Rice-Stuffed Zucchini with Pistachios and Dill
    Photo: Johnny Autry

    Persian Rice-Stuffed Zucchini with Pistachios and Dill

    If you’re looking for a crunch to your zucchini, look no further. A run under the broiler creates a crunchy crust, an essential for Persian rice dishes.
  • Plank-Grilled Zucchini with Couscous, Spinach, and Feta Stuffing
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro

    Plank-Grilled Zucchini with Couscous, Spinach, and Feta Stuffing

    Strike up the grill with one of summer’s favorite vegetables. The cedar planks lend this dish a pleasant smokiness, but you can also cook the zucchini directly on the grill.
  • Shrimp-and-Feta-Stuffed Zucchini
    Photo: © Kana Okada

    Shrimp-and-Feta-Stuffed Zucchini

    You can top these off two ways, the chef way with a tangy sauce of feta, olive oil and Hungarian peppers, or the easy way with a little feta and olive oil on top.
  • Stuffed Zucchini with Cheesy Breadcrumbs
    Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Pam Morris

    Stuffed Zucchini with Cheesy Breadcrumbs

    These stuffed zucchini are sure to be a favorite at any gathering. Overflowing with artichoke hearts, parmesan cheese, and pine nuts these are hearty enough to be served as vegetarian main dish.
  • Stuffed Zucchini with Potatoes and Peas
    Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Stuffed Zucchini with Potatoes and Peas

    The salty stuffing is offset by the subtly cool sweetness of the zucchini in these delicious yet hearty bites.
  • Southwestern Stuffed Squash
    Photo: Julie Bidwell; Styling: Stephanie Hanes

    Southwestern Stuffed Squash

    Turn a southwestern burrito into a healthy dish when you sub out the flour tortilla in exchange for a fresh zucchini half.
  • Stuffed Summer Squash

    Stuffed Summer Squash

    Use beautiful summer squash as the base for this baked dish stuffed with ground turkey, vegetables, herbs and spices.
  • Stuffed Vegetables

    Stuffed Vegetables

    Stuffed Vegetables come to life with Jalapeno-Pimiento Cheese. Use this zippy cheese in hollowed-out baby bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, zucchini halves, or pattypan squash halves for lively party bites.
  • Eight-Ball Zucchini Parmesan
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Eight-Ball Zucchini Parmesan

    Eight-ball zucchini is a round, softball-sized variety of summer squash that you can find at the farmers’ market, but this recipe is just as delicious with the long, slender zucchini squash as well.
  • Zucchini-and-Pepper Gratin with Herbs and Cheese
    Photo: © James Merrell

    Zucchini-and-Pepper Gratin with Herbs and Cheese

    Turn the favored summer side into a delicious hors d'oeuvre with this Zucchini-and-Pepper Gratin with Herbs and Cheese recipe.
  • Zucchini Boats with Ricotta-Basil Mousse
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Zucchini Boats with Ricotta-Basil Mousse

    Make a play on pizza night with these hearty and delicious Zucchini Boats with Ricotta-Basil Mousse.

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