5 recipes with courgettes


Did you know…? A 250 g zucchini provides only about 48 calories, is rich in folic acid, potassium, iron, manganese, Vitamin A and vitamin C. All these benefits can be obtained by cooking zucchini recipes.

Zucchini is a noble vegetable that can help digestion, lose weight and maintain the general health of our body. Its biggest advantage is that it can be eaten raw in salads, and also cooked. For example: steamed, boiled, iron or oven.

It is recommended to eat it with the skin, since most of its nutrients are found there. Next, I leave you with several ideas of recipes with zucchini so that you can begin to include them in your diet.

The best zucchini recipes

Before giving you the zucchini recipes, I would like to show you all the benefits of preparing them at home:

  1. They support slimming diets due to their great contribution of water and fiber.
  2. They help reduce cholesterol, since zucchini has antioxidant and flavonoid properties.
  3. They take care of the bones because they contain iron, calcium and phosphorus.
  4. They help control blood pressure by providing a good dose of magnesium and potassium.
  5. They favor the flora and the intestinal rhythm.

1. Stuffed zucchini rolls

Of all the zucchini recipes, this one was made especially to surprise. It is versatile, light and suitable for any time of the day. Write down all the ingredients and preparation steps well.

Ingredients for 2 people

  • 2 zucchini
  • 1 spring onion
  • 3 piquillo peppers
  • 1 cup light cream cheese
  • 1 large can of tuna
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil


In a bowl, add the previously peeled and chopped chives. Also chop the piquillo peppers into small squares and add them to the bowl along with the tuna. Add the cream cheese, olive oil and stir until all the ingredients are mixed. Booking.

Wash the zucchini and with a knife divide them into thin slices. Put water to boil and introduce the sheets for 1 minute. When they are ready, run them through cold water and then place them on absorbent paper.

When they have released all the moisture, take a sheet and at the beginning of it pour a tablespoon of the tuna mixture, roll up and continue with the rest of the sheets. Serve and decorate with chopped chives.

2. Zucchini pizza

Pizza with zucchini crust

Definitely one of my favorite zucchini recipes. It is healthy, it is delicious and it is great to make with children.

Ingredients for two medium pizzas or one large

  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 3 eggs
  • 5 heaped tablespoons of whole wheat flour, chickpeas or the one of your preference
  • Salt and spices to taste

On top you can put whatever you want: vegetables, minced meat, tuna, a lot or a little cheese, that will depend on your tastes.

Step by Step

  1. Grate the zucchini and drain the excess water with the help of a kitchen towel.
  2. Place them in a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients, stir well to obtain a homogeneous mixture.
  3. Over one oven plateplace parchment paper and spread the dough in a round or square shape.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes at around 220°C or until golden around the edges.
  5. Remove from the oven and add your favorite toppings: tomato, cheese, black olives, onion, peppers, broccoli, etc.
  6. Bake again at the same temperature for 15 or 20 more minutes so that the cheese melts and the dough is crispier.

3. Zucchini carpaccio

Share with your friends the most delicious zucchini recipes, it is quick to prepare and you need very few ingredients:

  • 1 zucchini
  • 30g Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 10 g of shelled walnuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash the zucchini well and cut it into very thin slices.
  2. Arrange the slices on a plate and sprinkle the cheese and walnuts on top.
  3. Make a vinaigrette with the vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper and add it to the carpaccio.

4. Zucchini cream

zucchini cream

Are you looking for an easy recipe to solve dinner? Here I leave you this healthy option with zucchini.


  • 1 leek
  • 1 broccoli
  • 1 zucchini
  • water or chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil


Chop the leek, broccoli and zucchini. Add them to a pot along with the water or chicken broth, bring them to medium heat until they are soft.

Beat the ingredients in a blender and add a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper. Serve hot.

5. Light zucchini béchamel

To finish the best zucchini recipes, I present to you this delicious sauce.


  • 1 ½ zucchini
  • ¼ onion
  • 200 ml of Cow milk skim
  • 300 ml of olive oil
  • A pinch of salt, nutmeg and pepper


  1. Chop the onion and sauté it in a pot with a little olive oil
  2. Chop the zucchini and add it to the pot. Cover and let cook for 10 minutes over medium heat.
  3. Add milk, pepper, salt and nutmeg. Cover again and cook for another 15 minutes.
  4. Take the preparation to the blender and rectify the salt.

You can use it to accompany lasagna, pasta, toast and meat.

Do you like zucchini? Without a doubt, with these recipes you can get a lot of flavor out of this food and take advantage of its benefits. Which do you want more?


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