10 Roasted Zucchini Recipes
Roasted Vegetable Orzo
This orzo is packed with roasted veggies including zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, asparagus, and portobello mushrooms. This versatile dish makes for an elegant side dish or light lunch on its own.
Kitt's Oven-Roasted Zucchini
Zucchini is put on display in its simplest form: Drizzled with olive oil, tossed with Parmesan and bread crumbs, and then roasted. Reviewer Katsina suggests adding a few minutes under the broiler to brown and crisp the zucchini to perfection.
Roasted Baby Eggplant, Tomato, and Zucchini
"A delicious classic similar to the peperonata from Sicily," says reviewer Buckwheat Queen. "I used fresh basil and oregano instead of salt and pepper. This was a treat at my in-laws every Sunday and I still make it weekly. The leftovers are happily tossed with penne pasta or put inside a risotto the next day and I think my family loves it more for the leftovers!"
Sheet Pan Ratatouille
This take on a classic French recipe includes many of the traditional elements of Ratatouille (tomato, eggplant, zucchini, bell pepper), but with the ease of a sheet-pan dinner. "The veggies are just bursting with flavor and the texture is perfect," says reviewer Buckwheat Queen.
Roasted Vegetable Bowl with White Beans and Garlic-Balsamic Dressing
Say no to limp, boring salads. In this veggie bowl, a rainbow of fresh, roasted vegetables is tossed with baby arugula, cannellini beans, and a garlic-balsamic dressing. You can even prep the ingredients ahead of time for quick and easy work lunches: "Potatoes, zucchini, and dressing can be made up to 3 days ahead and chilled in separate airtight containers," says recipe creator Ellie Krieger.
Baked Zucchini Parmesan Fries
This non-traditional take on zucchini fries is made with almond and coconut flours. It makes a great, gluten-free alternative to a fan-favorite recipe.
Roasted Asparagus, Zucchini, and Tomatoes
Let the vegetables do the talking in this simple side dish. A touch of lemon, garlic, and olive oil is all that's needed to bring fresh flavor to these roasted veggies.
"This is the simplest of side dishes, endlessly customizable," says recipe creator LauraF. "Try it when you have an abundance of zucchini in the garden." Zucchini strips are seasoned with grapeseed oil, salt, pepper, garlic, and cayenne before roasting. Be sure to top it all off with a bit of lemon juice, parsley, and sea salt.
Warm Zucchini-Basil Salad
Oven-Roasted Parmesan Zucchin
Reviewer Bren describes this recipe as, "A nice side dish that comes together quickly for a weeknight meal." The cheesy, garlic flavor of this roasted zucchini is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eater.