Crispy Zucchini Coins

recipe
This crispy side dish is a great substitution for french fries. The zucchini is sliced thin, coated in breadcrumbs and cheese, and baked until brown but is still light in fat and calories

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 94
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 1.8 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 6.5 g
Carbohydrate 13.6 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 498 mg
Calcium 83 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups thinly sliced zucchini (about 1 pound)
2 egg whites, lightly beaten
Cooking spray

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine first 3 ingredients; stir well.

Dip the zucchini slices in egg whites; dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Place zucchini in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes. Turn zucchini over; bake an additional 15 minutes or until outside is crispy and browned.

October 1997
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