Baked Zucchini Sticks Recipe

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Monica December 2, 2020
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How To Make Baked Zucchini Sticks

Swap your store-bought chips for some healthy zucchini sticks! Chow on baked zucchini coated in breadcrumbs and tasty cheese. Serve with marinara sauce!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4mediumzucchinis,ends trimmed
  • 3largeegg whites,beaten
  • ¼tspKosher salt
  • fresh black pepper,to taste
  • 1cupwhole wheat bread crumbs,seasoned
  • 2tbsppecorino Romano cheese,grated
  • ¼tspgarlic powder
  • ½cupsmarinara sauce,for dipping (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Spray 2 large baking sheets with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Cut each zucchini into 16 equal size sticks about 3-inches long and ½-inch thick.

  3. In a small bowl, beat the egg whites and season with salt and pepper. In a medium shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Romano cheese, garlic powder, and mix well.

  4. Dip zucchini sticks into the egg whites then into the bread crumbs, a few at a time, and coat well.

  5. Place the breaded zucchini sticks in a single layer on the prepared baking sheets and spray with more oil on top.

  6. Bake for about 22 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.

  7. Serve with ½ cup marinara sauce for dipping if desired. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

You can also make this recipe using an air fryer: First, preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F. Air fry in a single layer, in batches, for 12 to 14 minutes, turning halfway until golden.

 

Nutrition

  • Calories: 218.50kcal
  • Fat: 6.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.46g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.80g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.84g
  • Fiber: 4.00g
  • Sugar: 8.61g
  • Protein: 10.58g
  • Cholesterol: 4.95mg
  • Sodium: 571.95mg
  • Calcium: 139.32mg
  • Potassium: 727.35mg
  • Iron: 2.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 34.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.75mg
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