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!
- 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
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Trim the ends off the zucchinis and cut them into thin strips, resembling fries.
- In a shallow bowl, mix the grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- In another bowl, whisk the eggs.
- Dip each zucchini strip into the egg mixture, allowing excess to drip off, then coat them in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
- Place the coated zucchini 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 or until the zucchini fries are golden brown and crispy.
- 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!