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Crispy Zucchini Coins

Yield 4 servings
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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine first 3 ingredients; stir well.

  3. 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.