Zucchini & other summer squashes

Baked Polenta, Zucchini, and Spinach Marinara

Polenta, Zucchini, and Spinach Marinara

This combination of prepared polenta, zucchini, and spinach, smothered in marinara sauce, is almost so embarrassingly easy, but it’s such a crowd-pleaser. Use a really flavorful prepared marinara—roasted tomato, garlic, mushroom, or chunky vegetable. Photos by Rachael Braun. more→

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Pasta Salad with Parsley Pesto and Two Squashes

Pasta salad with parsley pesto and two squashes

This flavorful summer pasta salad, featuring zucchini and yellow summer squashes, is a good choice for a vegan/vegetarian potluck, yet easy enough to make as part of an everyday meal. It’s delicious with grilled vegetables and vegan burgers.

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Zucchini, Tomato, and Red Onion Salad

Zucchini on a cutting board

Here’s a tasty salad to make when zucchini and tomatoes are abundant in late summer. Red onions, parsley, and olives add great flavor. more→

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Zucchini with Zip

Zucchini on table

Fresh mint and lemon add zest to this simple zucchini stir-fry; carrot contributes extra color. Adapted from Stir Crazy!by Susan Jane Cheney. more→

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Zucchini with Mint

Zucchini with mint

This simple zucchini recipe is adapted from a Sicilian classic. It’s welcome in late summer or early fall, when zucchini and mint are abundant. Photos by Hannah Kaminsky. more→

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