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    The 25 BEST Zucchini Appetizers

    Zucchini is perhaps the most versatile veggie out there! From cakes to pastas, it can be used in everything. So why not try it in an appetizer?

    No matter what you are looking for, we have a recipe for you in this collection of the 25 Best Zucchini Appetizers.

    Hosting a party? Try some Zucchini Bites or Boats. Cooking a classic southern dinner? Make some Zucchini Biscuits. Need a healthy substitute? Munch on some Zucchini Fries.

    Read on and find our favorite zucchini appetizers. I bet you’ll love them!

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    Zucchini Appetizers:

    1. Mediterranean Zucchini Boats

    To start off this scrumptious list, we have our very own Mediterranean Zucchini Boats! And what are they? Tasty zucchinis stuffed with beef, tomatoes, feta cheese, herbs, and seasonings.

    They can be served as an appetizer, snack, or meal. and they take about 25 minutes to make. Get cooking!

    Get the Recipe

    2. Zucchini Cheese Crisps

    Craving some cheesy potato chips? Try these keto-friendly Zucchini Cheese Crisps instead!

    Not only are they healthier, but they’re tastier too. And they have that homemade appeal about them that’ll wow your guests.

    With only 2 ingredients and a total time of 10 minutes, you simply must try them out!

    Get the Recipe @ greenhealthycooking

    3. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Bites

    You can never go wrong with zucchini and parmesan! So why not try these yummy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Bites?

    They take only 10 minutes to make and the recipe yields 12 servings. Plus they are super scrumptious. What’s not to love?

    Get the Recipe @ eatwell101

    4. Zucchini Fritters (Easy Zucchini Appetizer)

    Need something tasty in your life? Try these Zucchini Fritters, they’re one of our favorite zucchini appetizers.

    They take about 30 minutes to make and the recipe yields 4 servings. You can eat them with tzatziki, creamy dill sauce, plain, or with any condiment you want. Yum!

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    5. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

    Who needs french fries when you have Zucchini Sticks? I know they sound different, but they are so yummy.

    They can be made in just 30 minutes with a few simple steps. Perfect for parties, snacks, or any occasion, I’m sure you’ll love them!

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    6. Baked Zucchini Hummus Bites

    If you need a healthy and tasty snack, check out these Baked Zucchini Hummus Bites! They are vegetarian, gluten-free, and low in calories.

    It only takes about 15 minutes to make 24 of these yummy treats. You simply have to give them a try!

    Get the Recipe @ cookincanuck

    7. Bacon Zucchini Fries

    Bacon lovers, it’s your lucky day! These Bacon Zucchini Fries are so yummy and so simple.

    They only need two steps and 3 ingredients to make, and take about 50 minutes. The recipe yields 8 servings, but you’ll want to eat them all yourself!

    Get the Recipe @ delish

    8. Grilled Zucchini Rollups Stuffed with Lemon-Basil Ricotta and Slow Roasted Tomatoes

    Doesn’t that just sound elegant? And it is! These Grilled Zucchini Rollups are guaranteed to impress your friends.

    But they are so easy to make! It takes just 20 minutes to make 24 servings. You have to give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ closetcooking

    9. Cheesy Keto Zucchini Breadsticks

    Not only are these breadsticks scrumptious, but they’re keto-friendly and packed with healthy zucchini. It can’t get better than this!

    They take about 30 minutes to make and yield 6 servings. I promise you, as soon as you pop them in the oven your mouth will be watering for the cheesy deliciousness!

    Get the Recipe @ diethood

    10. Jalapeno Popper Zucchini Boats (Spicy Zucchini Appetizers)

    These Jalapeno Popper Zucchini Boats are spicy, yummy, AND healthy. What could get better than that?

    They take 45 minutes to make and serve 8 people. Packed with jalapenos, turkey bacon, and cheese, you won’t be able to resist trying one!

    Get the Recipe @ skinnyms

    11. Parmesan Zucchini and Corn

    This Parmesan Zucchini and Corn is perfect for a simple appetizer or side dish. The best part is, it only takes 10 minutes to make!

    The recipe yields 4 servings and your family will be fighting over them. With garlic, basil, oregeno, thyme, and cilantro, it’ll be too hard to resist!

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    12. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Curly Fries

    Who doesn’t like curly fries? And no matter your taste buds, you’re sure to enjoy this yummy zucchini version.

    They’re low calorie and vegetarian, perfect for those on a diet. The recipe takes 45 minutes to make and yields 6 servings. Make some and share with friends!

    Get the Recipe @ eatingwell

    13. Italian Zucchini Scarpaccia

    If you need a dish to impress, this is your winner! It’s so simple, yet so elegant and warm.

    It does take a little over an hour to make, so be sure to plan accordingly. The recipe also yields 6 servings, so you’ll want to double it if you’re bringing it to an event. Give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ hungryhappens

    14. Zucchini Pie with Goat Cheese and Herbs

    Looking for something different? You’ve come to the right place!

    This Zucchini Pie is so so scrumptious. The recipe takes 1 hour and 25 minutes to make and yields 8-10 servings. You seriously have to check it out!

    Get the Recipe @ everydaypie

    15. Grilled Zucchini Nachos

    Zucchini Nachos?! Count me in! These bad boys are topped with cheese, beans, tomatoes, avocado, onions, and cilantro.

    And they take just 16 minutes to make! I promise that you, and anyone you make them for, will love them.

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    16. Zucchini and Bacon Slice

    These tasty Zucchini and Bacon Slices are perfect for any occasion! Once you try one, you’ll never stop eating them.

    They take about 50 minutes to make and the recipe yields 9 slices. Dig in!

    Get the Recipe @ cookitrealgood

    17. Cheesy Garlic Zucchini Bites

    These yummy balls of zucchini are super simple, yet super tasty and addictive! When you have breadcrumbs and cheese, what could go wrong?

    The recipe makes 30 of these treats and takes about 50 minutes to make. You simply have to try them!

    Get the Recipe @ hostthetoast

    18. Chicken Zucchini Poppers with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

    Doesn’t that sound tasty? And to add to it, they’re gluten-free!

    They take about 25 minutes to make and the recipe yields 6 poppers. They’re super simple to make, but sure to leave you impressed!

    Get the Recipe @ thedizzycook

    19. Stuffed Zucchini Boats

    Another yummy Zucchini Boat recipe! This time stuffed with tuna and cheese.

    The recipe takes 40 minutes to make and yields 2 servings, so it is probably better for a fancy dinner with your partner than a party. Give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ thehonoursystem

    20. Baked Zucchini Bites

    These Baked Zucchini Bites are so so yummy! The recipe uses gluten-free rice chex in place of breadcrumbs to achieve that same crunch.

    The recipe yields 24 bites and takes about 25 minutes to make. You simply must try them!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingalamel

    21. Zucchini Pizza Bites

    You can never ever go wrong when it comes to pizza! And these Zucchini Pizza Bites will not fail you.

    They take about 20 minutes to make and make 6 servings. You can top them with anything you’d like. They’re one of our favorite zucchini appetizers!

    Get the Recipe @ easylowcarb

    22. Soft And Tender Zucchini Cheddar Biscuits

    Craving a biscuit? Try it with Zucchini! I promise they taste good.

    The recipe makes a dozen tasty biscuits in about 20 minutes. Perfect as an appetizer or side, they will leave all your guests impressed.

    Get the Recipe @ justalittlebitofbacon

    23. Mac and Cheese Zucchini Slice

    Personally, I would never pass up on some mac and cheese. Combine it with zucchini? I’m sold.

    These yummy slices use ricotta and cheddar cheese. They take about an hour to make and the recipe yields 8 servings. Try them out!

    Get the Recipe @ bestrecipes

    24. Zucchini Frittata Recipe

    Never tried a frittata? Now’s your chance! Frittatas are super versatile and can be eaten as breakfast, dinner, or an appetizer, depending on how thick they are cut.

    This recipe takes about 40 minutes to make and yields 4 servings. It is low in calories and super easy to make. Give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ livingrichwithcoupons

    25. Zucchini Squares

    To finish off our list, we have these lovely Zucchini Squares!

    With only 4 ingredients and 3 steps, these yummy squares are the epitome of easy. They bake for 25 to 30 minutes, and once cooled they are good to go. You can’t miss out on these yummy treats!

    Get the Recipe @ lifewiththecrustoff

    We hope you enjoyed this list of the 25 Best Zucchini Appetizers. There’s so many yummy recipes to choose from!

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    25 BEST Zucchini Appetizers

    This collection of easy Zucchini Appetizers includes 25 recipes sure to please a crowd, all using your favorite summer squash!


    • zucchini
    • seasonings
    • accompaniments


    1. pick a recipe that looks good
    2. gather ingredients
    3. make your new favorite Zucchini Appetizer!

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