25 Delicious Ways To Use Up What’s in Your Garden

zucchini-ribbon-pasta-recipe

zucchini-ribbon-pasta-recipe

Zucchini Ribbon Pasta

Photo by: Marshall Troy ©2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Marshall Troy, 2012,Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

For those of us in the majority of the country, the growing season is coming to a close. We might be fresh out of ideas on how to use up the crops that are lingering in our gardens, but we’re certainly not going to let the last few tomatoes of the season go to waste (even if they are still green!). Here are 25 delicious ways to use up that last of your seasonal bounty before it disappears until next year.

Zucchini

Zucchini Ribbon Pasta (pictured above)

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Tomatoes

Gazpacho (pictured above)

507115194

507115194

Photo by: Kai_Wong ©Kai_Wong

Kai_Wong, Kai_Wong

Okra

Food Network Kitchen's Cucumber Tuna Salad Sandwich For Bunless/Breadless Sandwiches As seen on Food Network

Photo by: Stephen Johnson ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Stephen Johnson, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Cucumbers

Grapes

Next Up

25 Delicious Ways to Use Ground Chicken and Turkey

One 4-ounce serving of cooked ground beef has more than twice the calories of ground turkey and 7 times the fat of ground chicken. And that's for the 90% lean beef.

5 Fun Ways to Use Up Pasta

Get creative with the pasta you have in the pantry

6 Genius Ways to Use Up Candy Canes

Use your surplus of candy canes to add a minty crunch and festive color to your favorite holiday treats.

The Best Ways to Use Up Leftover Chicken

Easy skillets, pastas, salads and more await.

Creative Ways to Use Up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Who doesn't love pizza and champagne?

10 Great Ways to Use Up Fresh Basil

Pick up a bunch (or two!) of this fragrant herb while it’s in season. The toughest part is deciding how you’ll want to use it—there are just so many good ways.

15 Ways to Use Up Whole-Grain Bread

It's heartbreaking to throw away day-old bread. Happily, there's salvation for that scrumptious loaf of goodness.

5 Ways We're Using Up the Last of Summer's Tomatoes

Yes, fresh tomatoes are available all year long, but they'll never taste quite as good as they do right now.