Crunchy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks



Crunchy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks

Indulge in the crispy and savory delight of our Crunchy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks. This simple yet flavorful recipe is a crowd-pleaser, perfect as a side dish or a healthy snack. With a golden, crispy crust and the rich taste of Parmesan cheese, these zucchini sticks are a delightful way to enjoy your vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchinis
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Trim the ends of the zucchinis and cut them into sticks, similar to the size of French fries.
  3. In a shallow bowl, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  4. In another bowl, whisk the eggs until well beaten.
  5. Dip each zucchini stick into the beaten eggs, allowing excess to drip off, and then coat it evenly with the breadcrumb mixture. Place the coated zucchini sticks on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Lightly spray the zucchini sticks with cooking spray to help them turn golden and crisp up in the oven.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the zucchini sticks are golden brown and crisp, turning them halfway through for even cooking.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly before serving. These zucchini sticks are best enjoyed with marinara sauce or your favorite dipping sauce.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition: Calories 220 | Fat 8g | Carbohydrates 24g | Protein 14g

These Crunchy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks are not only delicious but also a healthier alternative to traditional fried snacks. They’re a fantastic way to sneak some veggies into your diet, and the crispy Parmesan coating adds a burst of flavor. Serve them as an appetizer at your next gathering or as a tasty side dish. Your family and friends will love the crunchy goodness of these zucchini sticks.

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