Crispy Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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Gina Perez Modified: March 23, 2022
Crispy Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

How To Make Crispy Stuffed Zucchini

Fresh zucchinis are filled with cheese, breadcrumbs, and butter to create a stuffed zucchini that is crispy and absolutely tasty.

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



  • 4zucchini,large, halved lengthwise
  • cupPanko Breadcrumbs
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,fresh grated
  • ¼cupparsley,finely chopped
  • 4garlic cloves,minced
  • ¼cupbutter,melted
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking tray or sheet with non-stick cooking oil spray.

  2. Arrange zucchini halves, cut side up, on the baking sheet. Set aside.

  3. Mix together the breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, parsley and garlic in a small bowl. 

  4. Pour in the melted butter, season with ¾ teaspoon of salt and ⅓ teaspoon of pepper (or to taste). Mix the ingredients together for about 40 seconds or until the breadcrumbs absorb the butter.

  5. Spoon the mixture over each zucchini half, to evenly cover. Spray the topping with a little cooking oil spray.

  6. Bake for 20 minutes in the hot oven until the crust is golden and the zucchini halves are cooked through.

  7. Broil for a further 5 minutes on medium heat to crisp the topping.

  8. Garnish with parsley and serve as a side accompaniment to any main dish.


  • Calories: 250.58kcal
  • Fat: 17.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.52g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.42g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.74g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.40g
  • Fiber: 2.65g
  • Sugar: 5.44g
  • Protein: 10.47g
  • Cholesterol: 43.14mg
  • Sodium: 572.68mg
  • Calcium: 288.00mg
  • Potassium: 574.72mg
  • Iron: 1.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 171.11µg
  • Vitamin C: 41.01mg
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