Sweet and Savory Meals
Keep in Touch

subscribe to new posts and receive a free e-cookbook!

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are crispy on the outside with a tender, delicious zucchini middle. Packing lots of flavor these make a healthier snack.

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries RecipeZucchini fries are the ultimate way to indulge some cheesy fries guilt free. Who wouldn’t want to eat a boatload of fries and feel like they just had some healthy and nutritious food?! These Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are exactly what you need! You can actually feel proud after you ate them, as you probably just had a few servings of veggies. This post has been sponsored by True Made Foods, and I am so proud of this partnership as I am a huge fan on their sauces! I dipped the Zucchini Fries in my favorite True Made Foods Ketchup!

Looking for more Zucchini Recipes? Check these out:

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries The fries are crispy on the outside, covered in a delicious and flavorful parmesan shell! A guilt free snack, especially when served with True Made Foods Ketchup that is sweetened with veggies: spinach, carrots and butternut squash and has half the sugar of any other brand on the market. Looking for more cheesy zucchini recipes? Check these easy to make Meatball Zucchini Boats. For a fun read, check out all these great health benefits you get from consuming zucchini.

Tips and Tricks for the perfect Zucchini Fries Recipe:

  • Make sure the zucchini is not too soft, it should be crunchy and fresh.
  • Choose smaller zucchini, larger ones tend to be dry, tougher and have a bitter taste.
  • The fries can be baked on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper or place them on a baking rack on top of the baking sheet so they become extra crispy on all the sides.
  • When cutting the zucchini, make sure to remove the seeds.
  • Cut the zucchini longer and a bit thinner, to make Zucchini Sticks.
  • You can cut the zucchini into thin fries, so they look more authentic.
  • Don’t overlap the fries on the baking sheet or baking rack.
  • Allow them to bake long enough until they are golden and crispy, so they hold their shape and not become soggy.

Baked Parmesan Zucchini FriesZucchini Fries Fun Flavors:

  • Garlic Parmesan – add more garlic powders into the parmesan mixture, and even a few minced garlic cloves.
  • Smoked Paprika – add 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika to the parmesan mixture.
  • Black Pepper Zucchini Fries – 1 or 2 tablespoons of freshly ground pepper.
  • Spicy Zucchini Fries – 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper powder to the parmesan mixture.
baked parmesan zucchini fries nr5
Print
5 from 1 vote

BAKED PARMESAN ZUCCHINI FRIES

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are crispy on the outside with a tender, delicious zucchini middle. Packing lots of flavor these make a healthier snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 5 zucchini cut into fries
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Coat a cooling rack with nonstick cooking spray and place onto a baking sheet; set aside. If you do not have a cooling rack just cover a pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a large bowl, combine Panko bread crumbs, grated Parmesan, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Season to taste. Set aside.

  4. In a medium bowl beat eggs and set aside.
  5. Quarter the zucchini lengthwise and cut in half, there should be about 8 fries per zucchini. Make sure to remove the seeds. Cut thicker or thinner, based on preference. If you cut them thinner, they will be done sooner.

  6. Add zucchini to a large ziploc bag, add the flour and shake well so all the flour is evenly distributed.
  7. Take 3-4 zucchini fries, dip into the beaten eggs, dredge into the breadcrumb mixture and place onto the baking sheet.
  8. Repeat with all the zucchini fries.
  9. Place into oven and bake for 20-22 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp.
  10. Serve immediately with True Made Foods Ketchup for dipping.
Calories: 266, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 103mg, Sodium: 1118mg, Potassium: 534mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 17g, Vitamin A: 13.2%, Vitamin C: 35.4%, Calcium: 34.3%, Iron: 13.6%

Made this Recipe?

Show me what you made on Instagram and tag me at @sweetnsavorymeals or hashtag it #sweetandsavorymeals.

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are crispy on the outside with a tender, delicious zucchini middle. Packing lots of flavor these make a healthier snack.

 

Peas and Peonies, LLC. owns the copyright on all images and text and does not allow for its original recipes and pictures to be reproduced anywhere other than at this site unless authorization is given. If you enjoyed the recipe and would like to publish it on your own site, please re-write it in your own words, and link back to my site and recipe page. Copying and/or pasting full recipes to social media or personal blogs is strictly prohibited. Sharing this recipe is very much appreciated and encouraged. Read my disclosure and privacy policy. This post may contain affiliate links.

14 comments on “Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries”

  1. Pingback: 15 Delicious And Creative Ways To Eat More Fries - Buzz And Gossip

  2. Pingback: 15 Ways To Step Up Your Fries Game | Roumor

  3. Pingback: 15 Ways To Step Up Your Fries Game - TheEnfold

  4. Pingback: 16 Easy Game Day Appetizers | The Blond Cook

  5. Pingback: 15 Finger Food Snacks That’ll Make You Lick Your Fingers Clean - Viral Babel

  6. Pingback: 15 Finger Food Snacks That’ll Make You Lick Your Fingers Clean | Hit Instant

  7. The crispy coating on these looks perfect! Can’t wait to make these for my boys!

  8. These look cheesy and crispy! Perfect!

  9. I want to gobble the heck out of these!!

  10. These looks absolutely wonderful. I could eat them one by one, until they are gone, all by myself.

  11. I could eat all of these! Delicious!

  12. What makes it so high in carbs? Zucchini, Parmesan, egg wash!

    I made this adding eggplant sticks, it was awesome

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.