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The Catholic Mom Meatless Friday team cooks up seven creative ways to serve zucchini.

'Tis the season: zucchini season! If you're a gardener, you're probably looking for creative ways to incorporate zucchini into every meal. If you're not a gardener, you probably have a neighbor or relative who leaves their extra zucchini in your mailbox or on your porch.

Over the years, the Catholic Mom contributing writers have offered quite a few ways to serve up this summer vegetable. You're sure to find a recipe to suit your family's tastes.

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Healthy Baked Zucchini

Andrea Bear shares a recipe for a healthy Italian dish that takes advantage of garden-fresh zucchini.




15-Minute Zucchini Stew

Monica Portogallo offers a quick and easy recipe for zucchini stew that even little ones can help with.



Skillet Parmesan Zucchini

Amy Cattapan's Skillet Parmesan Zucchini can be served over pasta or stand on its own as an entree.



Italian Zucchini Pie

Carolyn Astfalk notes, "This recipe is perfect for using some of your garden’s bounty! With fresh zucchini, tomatoes, shallots, and parsley, this pie was simple and delicious.


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Mexican Zucchini Burrito Boats

Jane Korvemaker followed almost none of the directions in a recipe she found on Pinterest, but her whole family enjoyed the results.


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Zucchini and Cheese Bake

Our own Pat Gohn shared her casserole recipe with Catholic Mom founder, Lisa Hendey.


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Father Brice's Peasant Pasta

My uncle, a Franciscan friar who enjoys cooking and gardening, gave me this simple recipe for a pasta dish that uses both green and yellow squash.

What's cooking? Try our other Meatless Friday recipes.

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