It’s time to show some love to the zucchini. This summer vegetable has many faces, and you can enjoy it in so many different ways! One of those ways is to use them in these zucchini appetizers.
Check out twenty-three of the best and simplest zucchini appetizers you can use to dazzle your guests.
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Whether you grow them for yourself or there was a really good sale at the grocery store, if you’ve ended up with too many zucchinis to handle, there are ways to use them well!
The good news is that zucchinis are super versatile. You can use them as the main or side dish in almost every meal.
Even better, you can blend or grate them and hide them in just about anything! Not only does this add a dose of good vitamins to your food, but it also keeps you fuller for longer.
But, of course, we’re here to talk appetizers. If you have too many zucchinis, host a small gathering with some friends and impress them with your appetizer prowess.
Those zucchinis will disappear in a heartbeat, trust me. Let’s get into it and find the best zucchini appetizer!
These baked zucchini fritters have all the delicious flavors of a fritter with no deep-fried saturation. That’s what makes these a delicious healthy appetizer.
Baked until golden brown and full of fresh flavors this is one of the most delicious zucchini appetizer recipes for the summer months!
This means you can feed a crowd at your gathering without spending hours in the kitchen and using up your garden-fresh zucchini.
The signature green color and summery flavor make this hummus a real showstopper. Load it with all your favorite hummus accompaniments to make something beautiful.
These are fantastic for leaving on the table while your guests mill about. Serve with a creamy yogurt dressing or a light garlic aioli.
In just half an hour, you can have puffy, crunchy, light balls of dough surrounding pockets of tasty zucchini.
Thanks to the aromatic collection of ingredients, these stuffed zucchini are delicious. If you want to be a little indulgent, add a sprinkling of cheese over the top before grilling.
These zucchini potato pancakes are super tasty and easy to make in large quantities. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside is the best potato fritter version.
These cheese-stuffed mushrooms feature bacon and zucchini, so the health factor is happily balanced. Best of all, preparing a tray of these only takes about five minutes!
While the recipe calls for sausage or pepperoni, you can load these up with any of your favorite pizza toppings. Try making a variety to ensure your guests all have something they like.
You will love this hot appetizer recipe at your next party!
Sprinkled with a healthy dose of parmesan, salt, and pepper, you need nothing else! This is a great appetizer if you’re in the sun with your family and the grill is hot.
If you enjoyed the smoky flavor here, you’ll also enjoy these best smoked appetizers!
Picture a ball of delicious zucchini risotto packed with mozzarella, then battered and fried to perfection. That’s exactly what you get, and it’s incredible!
This dip is also ridiculously easy to make and stays in the fridge for several days. So, you can make this in advance!
These little bites are packed with traditional Italian flavor thanks to the pest, tomato, and tasty cheese. Best of all, you only need fifteen minutes to make a batch.
This is also one of the best finger food recipes for parties!
Serving up a plate of these baked parmesan zucchini bites is guaranteed to make your guests fall in love with you.
Try serving this tender zucchini with a few different sauces with the parmesan mixture to keep things interesting for your guests.
All you need for this tasty zucchini recipe is parmesan cheese, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and some bread crumbs!
These crispy parmesan zucchini bites are also sure to impress!
The pairing of zucchini, ricotta, and pastry makes this a crunchy, summery, comforting way to start any brunch.
Made with fresh zucchini and potatoes, these zucchini tots only use four ingredients, like grated zucchini and fresh herbs, and are guaranteed to delight a crowd.
Best of all, you can make a big batch of this crisp zucchini in almost no time, so you can feed many with this easy recipe.
I love serving muffins as an appetizer or snack at brunch, especially if you’re serving mimosas or champagne. These are fantastic alternatives to unhealthier muffin variations and have the best flavor.
Store them in an airtight container separated by parchment paper to enjoy all week!
You might also enjoy these lovely goat cheese appetizer recipes!
But don’t let that fool you! It tastes absolutely amazing, highlighting the natural flavor of the zucchini with a delicate char on the edges.
The crunchy zucchini rounds are the perfect way to lighten up the usually greasy sliders. Try preparing the slider patties ahead of time.
Then, simply fry and assemble minutes before guests arrive.
Use these crostini in any way you would use the usual crostini! Top with your favorite bruschetta mix, dip in hummus, or simply enjoy on their own for a quick treat before the main meal.
Not only does it look gorgeous on the plate, but it also tastes so summer and fresh. Plus, you can whip this up in under five minutes. What’s not to love?
These are cool and refreshing, perfect for a starter at brunch. Light enough to allow room for the main meal but tasty enough to ensure your platter will absolutely be clear.
Finally, we have a healthy alternative to the most iconic of game day recipes. These zucchini skins taste absolutely delicious, coming together in under an hour.
Trust me. You’ll barely miss the potato! These skins are stuffed with all your classic favorites, and you can use them to make your signature skins with the east.
Serve them alongside potato skins or completely sub them out. Either way, everyone will be happy with these on the table.
There we have it! Thanks for sticking with me through this list. Which of these zucchini appetizers is making it into your recipe book? Do you have a go-to recipe to get through tons of zucchini?
Check out the rest of All Nutritious for quick, healthy, and delicious recipes for every kind of context or table.
- 1. Baked Zucchini Corn Fritters
- 2. Baked Zucchini Fries
- 3. Loaded Zucchini Hummus
- 4. Air Fryer Zucchini Chips
- 5. Deep Fried Battered Zucchini
- 6. Stuffed Zucchini
- 7. Zucchini Potato Pancakes
- 8. Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms with Bacon
- 9. Zucchini Pizza Bites
- 10. Grilled Zucchini
- 11. Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini Arancini
- 12. Zucchini Dip with Mint
- 13. Air Fryer Zucchini Pesto Bites
- 14. Parmesan Zucchini
- 15. Zucchini and Ricotta Galette
- 16. Baked Zucchini Tater Tots
- 17. Zucchini Muffins with Goat’s Cheese
- 18. Roasted Zucchini Slices
- 19. Zucchini Sliders
- 20. Grilled Zucchini Crostini
- 21. Carpaccio De Zucchini
- 22. Zucchini Lemon Ricotta Crostini
- 23. Keto Zucchini Skins
- Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious zucchini appetizer recipes. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients. You might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
- Get your shopping list going, and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
- Get cooking and make your next Zucchini Appetizer!
Which one of these recipes was your favorite? Let me know in the comment section or on Pinterest!