The zucchini are here! The zucchini are here! The world’s cheapest ingredient has arrived in gardens, farmers’ markets and grocery stores, and it’s cheap, cheap, cheap. So what do you do with all this bounty?
Well, you can pan-fry it as a side vegetable, cube it and put it on kabobs, slice it raw into a big summer salad, put it on a summer veggie tray with dip or even make pickles out of it. Zucchini also is a great add-in for quiches and frittatas. Add zucchini to soup and stir-fry. Grated zucchini even helps keep meatloaf moist.
The uses are endless, because the veggie takes on the flavors around it. It has some vitamin C and a dash of vitamin A and almost no calories. Here are some recipes that might help you use up the bounty: Tasty recipes for cheap and abundant zucchini – Living On The Cheap