Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries: Healthy Snack Hack
Who said snacking can’t be both delicious and healthy? Indulge in these Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries, your new favorite guilt-free pleasure. With a satisfying crunch that gives traditional fries a run for their money, this recipe is a must-try for zucchini lovers and snack enthusiasts alike.
- 2 medium zucchinis, cut into fries
- 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Cooking spray
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a shallow bowl, mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper.
- Dip each zucchini fry into the beaten eggs, then coat with 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, turning the fries halfway through, until they are golden and crispy.
- Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Enjoy a guilt-free snacking experience with these Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries. They are baked to perfection, delivering a satisfying crunch with every bite.
Nutrition Information: Each serving provides approximately 120 calories, 5g protein, 15g carbohydrates, 5g fat, and 3g fiber.
Indulge in these zucchini fries as a wholesome alternative to traditional fries. They are perfect for satisfying cravings and entertaining guests. Whether you’re dipping them in your favorite sauce or enjoying them as they are, these Crispy Baked Zucchini Fries are sure to become a staple in your snack repertoire. Treat yourself without the guilt!