Baked Zucchini Sticks

Zucchini sticks are a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. They taste good, but they’re even better when made in the oven with this delicious recipe!
These baked zucchini sticks will be perfect for summertime or anytime you want a snack that’s healthy and easy to make.
All ingredients can be found at your local grocery store (except maybe the parsley). The only equipment you need is an oven and some basic kitchen utensils like bowls, baking sheets, measuring cups, etc. This recipe makes about ten servings so it’s great for parties or family gatherings too!

prep: 30 mins cook: 25 mins total: 55 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 cups

Ingredients:

4 cups (1/2-inch-thick) sliced zucchini

? teaspoon ground black pepper

1 egg, beaten

cooking spray

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs

1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon water

½ teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon dried parsley

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray a dark baking sheet with cooking spray.

Mix egg, water, and pepper together in a bowl. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic powder, and onion powder in a separate bowl.

Dip zucchini sticks in egg mixture, allowing excess liquid to drip back into the bowl. Press coated sticks into the bread crumb mixture until fully coated. Arrange coated sticks on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer. Spray sticks with cooking spray.

Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Carefully flip sticks, trying not to break the coating from the zucchini, and continue baking until lightly browned, about 10 minutes more. If not brown enough, turn on the oven’s broiler and broil for 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 81 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 10.7g; fat 2.4g; cholesterol 47.6mg; sodium 252.5mg.

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