Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries: A Healthier Snack Option
Dive into the world of flavor with these Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries. Created by the culinary expertise of Elizabeth Rodriguez, these fries are more than just a snack; they’re a culinary journey into health and taste.
- 4 medium-sized zucchini, cut into sticks
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a bowl, mix Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Dip zucchini sticks in beaten eggs, then coat them with the breadcrumb mixture.
- Place the coated zucchini sticks on the prepared baking sheet.
- Bake for 15 minutes or until golden and crispy.
Total time: 35 minutes (Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 15 minutes)
Yield: 4 servings
Enjoy these Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries as a wholesome snack or a delightful appetizer. The combination of crispy texture and cheesy goodness makes them a healthier alternative to traditional fries.
Nutritional Information (per serving): 120 calories, 5g protein, 15g carbohydrates, 3g fiber, 2g sugar, 5g fat, 2g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 3g unsaturated fat, 10mg cholesterol, 350mg sodium.
Indulge in a guilt-free snacking experience with these zucchini fries. Baked to perfection, they are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a celebration of health. So, gather your ingredients and embark on a culinary adventure that satisfies both your cravings and your well-being.