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Zucchini Recipes

Included here are recipes to use up the gazillion zucchini that you can't figure out what to do with.

Zucchini Appetizers
Makes about 4 dozen.
3 c. thinly sliced unpeeled zucchini
1 c Bisquick or other bisquit mix
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 c finely chopped onions
2 Tbsp chopped parsley
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1/2 tsp oregano
1/8 tsp pepper
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/2 c vegetable or seed oil
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1.  Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a rectangular pan, 9 x 13 inches.
2. Mix all ingredients and spread in pan.
3. Bake about 25 minutes or until golden brown.
4. Cut into rectangles about 2 x 1".
5. Refrigerate leftovers.

Zucchini Bread
Zucchini Bread #1
2 c granulated sugar
1 c salad oil
2 c raw grated zucchini
3 eggs
3 c flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
3 tsp vanilla
1 c nuts (optional)
Stir the sugar, salad oil, zucchini and eggs together really well.
Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
Add the the two mixtures together and blend. Stir in the vanilla and nuts.
Put in two greased bread pans and bake1 hour  at 350 degrees.
Zucchini Pineapple Bread
3 eggs
2 c sugar
1 c oil
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
2 c grated zucchini
3 c flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 c crushed pineapple, drained
1 c black walnuts (optional)
1/2 c raisins
1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease two bread pans.
2. Stir sugar, oil, zucchini, vanilla and eggs really well.
3. Sift together flour, baking powder, and soda.
4. Add sifted ingredients to the first mixture and stir.
5. Stir in pineapple, walnuts and raisins.
6. Put the mixture in the two bread pans and bake for 1 hour.

Zuchinni Casserole  Recipes
Zucchini Casserole #1
2 or more zucchini
salt to taste
pepper to taste
flour, enough to coat the zucchini
1 30 oz jar of spaghetti sauce
1 lb hamburger, browned
Crisco to use for frying
1 small pkg of mozzarella cheese
Slice the zucchini and add desired amount of salt and pepper. Shake in enough flour to coat the zucchini.
Brown the zucchini in a heated pan of oil and then drain on a paper towel.
Mix the spaghetti sauce and hamburger together.
Put enough of the hamburger and spaghetti sauce mixture in the bottom of an oven proof casserole dish to cover the bottom.
Put in a layer of zucchini. Continue to alternate between the spaghetti sauce and the
zucchini until all is used, ending with the spaghetti sauce on the top.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until bubbly hot.
Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top and put back in the oven until the cheese is melted. Serve.
Zucchini Casserole #2
6 c diced zucchini, peeled and blanched for 3 min
1 large onion
6 oz chicken flavor stuffing mix (such as Stove Top)
8 oz sour cream
1/4 c melted margarine
1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 can of condensed cream of mushroom soup
Layer onion, zucchini and stuffing mix (not the seasoning for stuffing) in an oven proof casserole dish.
Blend the seasoning from the stuffing mix, soups, cream and melted magarine. Pour this mixture over the zucchini and stuffing mixture.
Bake until it sets or for 30 - 45 minutes at 350 degrees.
Zucchini/Carrot/Chicken Casserole
6 c sliced zucchini
1/2 of a chopped onion
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 c sour cream
1 c shredded carrots
1  8 oz pkg chicken stuffing mix
1/2 c melted butter
1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
2. Parboil zucchini and onion in water for 5 minutes and
then drain.
3. Combine the soup, sour cream and carrots. Then stir
into the zucchini and onion mixture.
4. In a bowl mix the stuffing mix and melted butter.
5. Pour half of the stuffing mixture into the bottom of a 12 x7 x 2
inch baking dish. Add the zucchini mixture. Top this with the rest
of the stuffing.
6. Bake for 30 minutes

Zucchini Cookies
Zucchini Cookies
3 c sifted flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 c margarine
1/2 c granulated sugar
1 c brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 c grated zucchini
3/4 c raisins
1/2 c chopped pecans
Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.
In a bowl cream together the margarine, sugar, and brown sugar. Beat
in the eggs and vanilla.
Add zucchini to the dry ingredients and mix.  Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop by teasponfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 F for 10 minutes or until edges start turning brown.
Leave on cookie sheet for one minute and then remove.

Zucchini Desserts
Zucchini Bars with Caramel Frosting
Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
Sift together:
3 c flour
1 1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/8 tsp cloves
Cream together
3/4 c margarine
1 c brown sugar
1/2 c sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
Combine both mixtures and slowly add:
2 c peeled and grated zucchini
1/2 c chopped walnuts
1/2 butterscotch chips
Pour into greased and floured 10 x 15 inch pan and
 bake at 375 degrees for 20 - 25 minutes.
Frost when cool.
Caramel Frosting
1/2 c margarine
1 c brown sugar
1/4 c milk
1 to 1 1/2 c powdered sugar
Melt margarine. Add brown sugar and bring to boil for 2
Add milk and bring back to a boil.
Remove from heat and add enough powdered sugar
to spread.
Zucchini Cupcakes
1/2 c margarine
1/2 c salad oil
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powder
4 Tbsp cocoa
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c milk
2 1/2 c flour
2 c raw zucchini, shredded
1/2 c chocolate chips
1/4 c nuts (optional)
Beat margarine and salad oil
Add baking soda, baking powder, cocoa, eggs, vanilla, milk and flour and mix well.
Add zucchini, chocolate chips and nuts.
Bake at 350 F. for 20 minutes.

Zucchini Marmalade
Zucchini Marmalade 
This is another recipe I've kept for ages, but never tried.
8 c. ground zucchini
1 naval orange ground with the rind
4 Tbsp lemon juice
8 c. of sugar
1. Combine all of the above ingredients in a large saucepan.
2. Bring to a boil until it jells.
3. Ladle into sterilized jars and process in a boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

Zucchini Pancakes
Zucchini Pancakes  
I saved this from an old magazine from
years ago. I haven't tried it, but it sure sounds good.
1/3 c. Buttermilk baking mix (Bisquick etc)
1/4 c Parmesan cheese
 1/8 tsp salt 2 c shredded zucchini
 2 beaten eggs  
Combine all of the ingredients in a mixing
bowl and stir.  
Shape into patties.  
Fry in a little oil like you would pancakes.  
Serve right away. 

Zucchini Pickles

Sweet Zucchini Pickles
This was printed in a magazine back in the 1980's. It's one of those recipes I
clipped, but have never tried.
3 1/2 # of zucchini               1/2 gallon of water
4 c. vinegar                          2 tsp celery salt
4 c. sugar                            2 tsp pickling spices tied in a bag
1 c. pickling lime                  2 tsp salt
                                           5-6 drops food coloring (optional)
1. Wash and cut the ends off of the zucchini and cut into 1" slices.
    Remove the pulp and seeds from the center of the zucchini.
2. Cut the slices in cubes or dice them.
3. Mix lime and water in a crock. Add the zucchini cubes and let stand for
    24 hours, stirring frequently. Cover with a cloth.
4.  Rinse after the 24 hours until clear, drain.
5. Mix vinegar, sugar, salt, celery salt, pickling spices and food coloring.
6. Heat on the stove until it comes to a boil. Add zucchini cubes. simmer about
7. Pack in hot jars and seal. 

Zucchini Vegetable Dishes

Puccini Zucchini
2 c sliced zucchini
2 c water
1 small can of mushrooms drained
1 tsp garlic salt
1/2 tsp dill weed
2 oz grated cheddar cheese
1 tsp margarine
1 tsp flour
1/2 c evaporated skim milk
1 1/2 Tbsp bread crumbs
1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
2. Parboil the zucchini with garlic salt and dill weed with 2 c of water
for 10 minutes.
3. In a skillet, heat the margarine and then add mushrooms and flour and cook
for 5 minutes stirring while it cooks.
4. Drain the zucchini and add to the skillet. Add cheese and milk and stir just
until cheese melts.
5. Put into a casserole dish and top with the bread crumbs.
6. Bake for 20 minutes.

Ashley's Favorite Zucchini
1 c zucchini sliced and unpeeled
1 c yellow summer squash sliced and unpeeled
1 Tbsp margarine or butter
1/4 C Parmesan Cheese
1. Cook the zucchini and summer squash in a pan with just enough
water to cover. Bring to a boil and let simmer until the squash is just tender.
2. Drain off the water.
3. Add butter and heat on low just until the butter melts. Remove from heat.
4. Sprinkle with the parmesan and serve.

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