Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries | Side



Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries | Side

If you’re looking for a delightful side dish that’s not only delicious but also a healthier alternative to traditional fries, look no further than these Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries. They are the perfect accompaniment to any meal, and even kids will love them!

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchinis
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Trim the ends off the zucchinis and cut them into thin strips, resembling fries.
  3. In a shallow bowl, mix the grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. In another bowl, whisk the eggs.
  5. Dip each zucchini strip into the egg mixture, allowing excess to drip off, then coat them in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  6. Place the coated zucchini fries on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  7. Lightly spray the fries with cooking spray to help them crisp up in the oven.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the zucchini fries are golden brown and crispy.
  9. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are a fantastic way to enjoy zucchini. They’re crispy, cheesy, and packed with flavor, making them a crowd-pleaser at any gathering. Serve them as a side dish or even as a snack with your favorite dipping sauce. They are a healthier alternative to traditional fries, and you won’t be able to resist their addictive crunch!

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 210kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 97mg, Sodium: 489mg, Potassium: 533mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 11%, Vitamin C: 37%, Calcium: 28%, Iron: 10%

If you’re looking for a simple yet satisfying side dish, these Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are a must-try. They’re perfect for busy weeknights, family gatherings, or as a tasty snack. So, next time you have zucchinis on hand, give this recipe a whirl, and enjoy the crispy goodness!

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