Serve this hearty Southern dish as an entree, or alongside comfort fare like fried chicken or pork chops.
Zucchini and Yellow Squash Gratin
Panko is an innovative Japanese flaky riff on breadcrumbs. It makes an excellent crusty topping for gratins like this one and macaroni and cheese.
Chocolate-Zucchini Sheet Cake with Cream-Cheese Frosting
Just the thing for that bumper crop of zucchini! It keeps this party-ready sheet cake super moist, while two types of chocolate -- semisweet chunks and cocoa powder -- deliver big flavor. Top with tangy-cream cheese frosting, and if you want make the dessert a real showstopper, sugared zucchini blossoms.
Tian Provencal With Polenta
When it comes to radiating warmth at the dinner table, nothing beats a meal-in-one casserole. What's more, this dish can be assembled a day ahead, goes straight from the oven to the table, and offers help-yourself allure in abundance.
Traditional lasagna goes vegetarian when you substitute the meat for vegetables like spinach and zucchini. Layer this spinach lasagna with 3 types of cheese and bechamel sauce. You won't even miss the meat.
Made with half beef and half shredded zucchini and cooked millet or quinoa, these flexitarian meatballs come together in just 30 minutes. Serve them with marinara sauce over roasted spaghetti squash or sauteed zucchini noodles.