Zucchini (1 cup of slices) contains
|Nutrient||% Daily Value|
|thiamin, vitamin B1||5%|
So to answer your question, yes, zucchini does have nutritional value and when included in recipes, zucchini adds vitamins and minerals. Remember not to overcook it as a vegetable. Don’t add too much water or use too high a heat. Both of these cooking methods destroy significant amounts of vitamin C.