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Jul 27, 2006 07:33 PM

What to do with a 6 lb zucchini?

A coworker gave my husband a massive zucchini from his garden. The problem is, hubby doesn't like zucchini, and there's only so much one woman can eat. Any suggestions? Is there stuff I could make ahead and freeze?

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  1. Grate it in your food processor and make zuchini bread--that should use quite a bit of it and will suit it better than sauteeing it with other veggies.

    1. Chocolate zucchini cake, and your husband won't even know he's eating zucchini.

      1. One of our favorite sides is to simply sautee fairly large chunks of zucchini on high heat (so you can get some color) with some garlic, red pepper flakes, and toasted pine nuts and then add some golden raisins, mint, and a dash of white balsamic.

        1. Zucchini fritters! Add some feta, mint and other herbs to help mask the flavour for your husband, dip in tzatziki. I've never tried it but I would think they would freeze well too.

          1. Here's a link to a thread from earlier this month on the same topic, with a lot of different ideas on how to use that giant zucchini.