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Baked Zucchini “Fries”

These Baked Zucchini Fries are healthy and so good your kids will even eat them.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini sliced into 3" x 1/2" sticks
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp grated Pecorino Romano cheese (can be found in the spaghetti sauce aisle next to Parmesan cheese)
  • cooking spray
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • salt
  • fresh pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg whites and season with salt and pepper. In a ziplock bag, place breadcrumbs, garlic powder and cheese and shake well. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Dip zucchini sticks into eggs then into bread crumb and cheese mixture, a few at a time and shake to coat. Place the breaded zucchini in a single layer and spray more cooking spray on top. Bake at 425° for about 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve with 1/2 cup marinara sauce for dipping (.5 pt)

Recipe Notes

Source: SkinnyTaste

Recipe Notes:
1) Make them a little skinnier than shown here.
2) I had to double my breading because I had 4 zucchini and the breading got too soggy.
3) Best when served warm.