These jumbo zucchini recipes are for all the gardeners who find giant zucchini and are wondering how to use them! Whole zucchini recipes are low in carbs, for people who care about that!
Anyone who has grown zucchini in a vegetable garden knows the dilemma of giant zucchini, zucchini that are too large to be harvested soon enough. Of course you can make giant zucchini in it Flourless zucchini pancakes or Flourless breakfast pancakes If you’re into things like that, but there are also plenty of good main dishes to make from wild zucchini!
I’ve definitely had my share of zucchini that’s been in the garden for a long time, and these Extra large zucchini recipes These are some good ideas to use that I have developed over many years as a passionate gardener. And I still enjoy using giant zucchini now when I get one!
I hope you enjoy trying some of these favorite zucchini recipes! Simply click on the recipe title below any image to see the full recipe in this blog.
What types of extra large zucchini recipes are on offer here?
All the recipes in this post are low carb ideas for using extra large zucchini, but they’re also delicious for people who don’t really care about carbs!
What if you don’t have a large zucchini?
Most of the recipes in this set can be made with smaller zucchini if that’s what you have on hand! If you want more ideas with regular sized zucchini, check out mu’s posts for Top ten low carb zucchini recipes or 50 amazing zucchini recipes!
Roasted zucchini and mushrooms with feta cheese is a recipe that made history when my veggie-hating brother-in-law had seconds, and in the photos for this post, I show how to scrape out the seeds of a giant zucchini and slice them to cook!
I had an idea for these Grilled zucchini pizza slices When I had a giant zucchini it was so big that one slice could look like a small piece of pizza!
Zucchini with cheese and Strata basil Another recipe uses the trick of scraping the large seeds from a large zucchini, which is great for breakfast or as a side dish.
When the weather gets cold enough that you’re ready to make soup, you can use those giant zucchini or yellow squash in this Yellow zucchini and squash soup!
Monster zucchini that have been seeded and then cut into small pieces are perfect in an egg dish like this Greek frittata.
Giant zucchini is ideal for slicing thick, longitudinal slices, grilling the zucchini over very high heat (to remove some of the water) and then using the zucchini slices as lasagna noodles for this. Grilled Zucchini Lasagna.
Or you can chop giant zucchini into thick pieces crosswise, empty them into cups and make these delicious low-carb zucchini. Beef cups, tomatoes, mozzarella zucchini. I’ve done that many times. Almost every fall!
If you have large zucchini that are not giant enough to make cups, cut them lengthwise, scoop out the core to make a boat, and make Zucchini Beef with Cheese Boats!
Scrape the seeds and then cut the zucchini into cubes to get this delicious Zucchini and green chile breakfast casserole.
You can also use giant zucchini and scrape the seeds from the strips to get this delicious taste zucchini frittataRich in the flavor of three types of cheese!
And of course these Zucchini pancakes without flour These are the perfect low-carb muffins for making super-sized zucchini!
Zucchini bread with eggs is my latest idea of what to do with those extra large zucchini that pop up every year, and this was so delicious with a little sour cream and some green Tabasco sauce!
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