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Parmesan-Crusted Zucchini Fries

These savory Parmesan-Crusted Zucchini Fries are less than 100 calories, so go ahead and splurge on their cheesy, garlicky goodness.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 6 zucchini fries and 2 tablespoons sauce)
  • Hands-on:13 Minutes
  • Total:33 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup (about 1 1/2 ounces) finely shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 small zucchini (1 1/4 pounds)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup tomato-basil pasta sauce

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small shallow bowl. Place egg in a separate shallow bowl.

3. Trim ends from zucchini; cut each zucchini in half crosswise. Quarter each zucchini half lengthwise to make 24 zucchini sticks. Dip zucchini in egg; dredge in panko mixture; pressing to coat. Place zucchini on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Coat tops of zucchini with cooking spray.

4. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately with pasta sauce.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 94
  • Fat: 3.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Protein: 6.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.3g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Cholesterol: 58mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 251mg
  • Calcium: 128mg
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