A small zucchini on the vine, this one made it to maturity after hand pollinating.
Zucchini is a great side dish for all types of meals and in some cases can be a part of the main dish such. Zucchini is often used in low carbohydrate and vegetarian dishes as a substitute for pasta. It pairs well with tomatoes, and is a great add in for casseroles, soups and stews. With so many dishes it can lend itself to, there's never an end to the possibilities. Try this simple recipe as a great compliment to a fish, steak or chicken dinner. For the recipe see: How to make cheesy stuffed zucchini