Baked Garlic-Parmesan Zucchini Fries
Sink your teeth into a sensational blend of flavors and textures with our Baked Garlic-Parmesan Zucchini Fries recipe. This delightful twist on traditional fries combines the healthiness of zucchini with the savory satisfaction of garlic and Parmesan. Crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, these zucchini fries are perfect as an appetizer, a snack, or a side dish.
- 2 large zucchinis
- 1 cup bread crumbs
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Cooking spray
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Trim the ends of the zucchinis and cut them into matchstick-sized fries.
- In a bowl, mix the bread crumbs, grated Parmesan, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
- Dip each zucchini fry into the beaten eggs, allowing excess to drip off, then coat with the breadcrumb mixture.
- Place the coated fries on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
- Lightly spray the fries with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, turning the fries halfway through, until they are golden and crispy.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Crispy, savory, and full of flavor, these Baked Garlic-Parmesan Zucchini Fries are a healthier alternative to traditional fries.
Nutritional information: Calories: 150 | Fat: 5g | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 8g
Indulge in the guilt-free pleasure of these zucchini fries. Whether you’re looking to sneak more veggies into your meals or simply craving a delightful snack, these fries will not disappoint. The combination of the zesty garlic and the rich umami of Parmesan creates an explosion of taste with every bite. Serve them piping hot with a marinara dipping sauce or enjoy them as a side to your favorite burger. Health-conscious foodies and comfort food enthusiasts alike will find common ground in this irresistible dish. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to savor a plateful of crispy, flavorful Baked Garlic-Parmesan Zucchini Fries!