23 Keto Zucchini Recipes
Hooray for these 23 keto zucchini recipes! Now you can explore the wonder of this vegetable in every way possible.
From grilled zucchini skins to waffles, chocolate cake, frittata, tots, and au gratin, you can plan everything from breakfast to dinner, dessert, and appetizers!
It’s no secret that zucchini is one of the best keto-friendly vegetables. It’s low in calories and carbohydrates; in fact, 1 cup of chopped zucchini comes in at 3 net carbs.
The downside of keto is that most enter into a meal prep rut. But don’t worry! I have some insanely delicious recipes for you to try.
These 23 keto zucchini recipes range from breakfast to dinner, low-calorie side dishes to hearty casseroles, delicious snacks, and decadent desserts.
1) Crispy Zucchini Cheddar Waffles
Two of the most wonderful ingredients combined in one delicious savory keto waffle. Who doesn’t love the combination of cheddar and zucchini? Hello. Yes, please!
These keto zucchini waffles have a satisfying crunch. Talk about taking chaffles to a whole new level.
The best part is that it takes 30 minutes to get these amazingly delicious waffles on your plate and into your mouth! Serve with a pat of butter and sunny side egg on top.
2) Cheesy Zucchini Casserole
This creamy, cheesy, delicious zucchini casserole is low carb and a great option for meal prep. The recipe requires basics like cheese, heavy cream, butter, zucchini, herbs, and spices.
Enjoy this hearty Italian keto casserole for dinner. It cooks in less than an hour and comes in at 3 net carbs per serving. You can’t beat that.
3) Grilled Keto Zucchini Skins
What could be better than cream cheese, bacon, and green onion loaded zucchini skins? Nothing, that’s what!
These keto zucchini skins make the perfect appetizer, lunch, or dinner. While this recipe is built for the grill, you can certainly bake these stuffed zucchini in the oven.
4) Easy Zoodles Recipe
If you’re new to homemade spiralized zucchini noodles, this recipe is for you! Lightly saute these zoodles in a skillet, add butter, Parmesan, and voila! You’ll have the perfect keto side dish or light lunch.
I recommend pairing this dish with meatballs, sautéed shrimp, or a no sugar-added marinara.
5) Keto Zucchini Boats
Another fabulous keto-friendly stuffed zucchini dish!
Even better, this is a 4-ingredient recipe that includes meat sauce. It’s super easy to make and ready to eat in just 35 minutes.
Do you need a mid-week meal with enough leftovers to get you through to the weekend? This zucchini boat recipe will help you achieve your goal.
6) Healthy Chocolate Zucchini Cake
Just because you’re on a keto diet doesn’t mean you have to skip dessert. You’ll enjoy a delectable dessert by swapping out a few ingredients for low-carb alternatives.
Are you looking for the perfect keto dessert to take to a potluck? This low-carb chocolate cake recipe calls for 8 simple ingredients and is a great choice for those looking to cut their sugar intake. This recipe boasts just 2 net carbs per serving!
7) Crispy Baked Keto Zucchini Fries
These crispy, crunchy 4 ingredient zucchini fries are packed full of flavor, and they are keto-friendly and grain-free. They are amazing on their own or tucked next to a bunless burger.
If you’re craving French fries, reach for these crispy keto zucchini fries instead! Dip them in a sauce, or double the recipe and have for an easily accessible snack.
8) Keto Taco Zoodle Casserole
Are you ready to try this insanely delicious taco mac zoodle casserole? It’s simple, low in carbs, flavorful, and easy to make.
This zoodle recipe is perfect for quick weeknight meals or weekly meal prep. It takes just 35 minutes from prep time to cooked and ready to eat.
9) Keto Parmesan Zucchini Chips
These parmesan zucchini chips are a keto dieter’s dream. They are crunchy, cheesy, and make a delicious healthy snack. I recommend making several trays of these delectable, low-carb chips to take with you on the go.
The best part about this recipe is that you can control just how much fat is added to these chips. Brush on as much or as little butter mixture as you’d like.
10) Zucchini Pizza Boats
First, we had loaded zucchini, then Bolognese boats, now we have pizza boats, and I’m all about it!
These keto zucchini boats are stuffed with freshly grated mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce, pepperoni, and more. One serving is 3 net carbs of utter deliciousness.
11) Keto Zucchini Tots
No need to yearn for tater tots! Keto zucchini tots can fill that space in your heart. And, you’ll get a dose of healthy veggies in every tot.
There are just 7 ingredients in these keto-friendly tots, and they can be made vegan too. Serve these as a side dish or snack.
12) Cheesy Zucchini Bread Sticks
Whoa, keto cheesy breadsticks are simply amazing!
These zucchini breadsticks require few ingredients and pair well with marinara, ranch dressing, or cheese sauce.
Are you planning to serve a low-carb pasta for dinner? Serve these easy homemade keto breadsticks on the side. Simple, easy, delicious, and definitely worth trying.
13) Easy Zucchini Au Gratin
Have you recently cut your carb intake, and now you’re missing comfort foods like potatoes au gratin? I have good news. This creamy zucchini casserole will rock your world!
This recipe was designed for cheese lovers and those looking to boost their fat intake while reducing carbohydrates. The creaminess of the cheese and sliced zucchini together form the most amazing keto-friendly comfort food.
Serve this casserole on the side, or make it a whole meal.
14) Zucchini Fritters
Is your zucchini game falling a little flat? I recommend making a batch or two of these delicious keto zucchini fritters!
These low-carb patties are made with almond flour, grated zucchini, eggs, Parmesan, and more. It’s the perfect vegetable remake, and kids love these homemade fritters too!
15) Keto Hasselback Zucchini
No need to miss hasselback potatoes when you can eat hasselback zucchini instead!
These loaded zucchini are keto-friendly, gluten-free, and so easy to make.
If you happen to find yourself with an overabundant zucchini harvest, this dish will help you use them up. Even better, this recipe calls for bacon. Yum!
16) Keto Zucchini Bread
This isn’t your grandma’s zucchini bread. This one is low carb, keto-friendly, and grain-free.
Almond flour is the base used in this recipe. I love using almond flour in keto baking because it yields moist, delicious cakes and bread.
This recipe also suggests ways to freeze this low-carb zucchini bread for future use. That sounds like a winning proposition!
17) Air Fryer Zucchini Fries
Air fryers are one of the best tools to have in your kitchen arsenal. They are easy and convenient to use, and you can have zucchini fries in no time.
These fries cook quickly and have a delicious savory crunch. Pair this low-carb zucchini side dish with baked, grilled, air fryer fish, chicken, or tofu.
18) Zucchini Enchiladas
These insanely delicious zucchini enchiladas have all of the flavor and none of the added carbs. This recipe is great for those on a keto, gluten-free, or corn-free diet.
The best part is that this low-carb enchilada casserole takes less than 30 minutes to bake!
19) Szechuan Keto Zucchini Stir Fry
Do you need a fast weeknight meal that feeds the whole family? This low-carb zucchini stir-fry is calling, and you need to answer.
This quick and easy skillet recipe calls for simple ingredients like mushrooms, zucchini, and ground beef. The Szechuan sauce is delicately flavored with soy sauce (or coconut aminos) and fresh ginger.
20) Keto Crustless Zucchini Quiche
This keto quiche has a creamy herb custard filling, a light zucchini flavor, and a hint of smokiness from the gouda cheese. No crust means lower carbs too!
This recipe will walk you through the steps for perfecting a grated zucchini quiche!
21) Sausage and Zucchini Casserole
Another amazing casserole to add to your keto meal prep routine. The sausage, cheese, marinara, artichoke hearts, and zucchini are a winning combination. Think of it as a cross between lasagna and deep-dish pizza!
This delicious sausage and zucchini casserole is also great for those on gluten-free and paleo diets.
22) Keto Shrimp Zoodles with Pesto
This keto-friendly pesto shrimp and zoodle dish will have you licking your plate!
Need a quick 15-minute keto dinner? This recipe will get you there.
This recipe serves one but is easy to scale up to feed two or three people.
23) Zucchini Frittata Recipe
If you love omelets, you’re going to adore this zucchini frittata. Think of it as a cross between an omelet and a crustless quiche. This is a sheet pan zucchini frittata, so the slices are thinner and perfect for meal prep. Pack 1-2 slices for breakfast and this low-carb egg dish will keep you going until lunchtime.
Keep these 23 Keto Zucchini Recipes close at hand. Add this to your favorite keto veggie board!