Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller
Hands-on Time:
20 Mins
Total Time:
50 Mins
Makes 4 servings

Serve these crispy baked chips as a side or an app.

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 450°. Process first 3 ingredients in a food processor 10 to 15 seconds or until finely ground. Stir together breadcrumb mixture and cheese in a medium bowl. Toss zucchini rounds with oil. Dredge zucchini, 1 round at time, in breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere. Place rounds in a single layer in a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 30 minutes or until browned and crisp. Serve hot.

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Ratings & Reviews

Slocomb Trojan's Review

November 24, 2014
This has become a "go to" recipe while zucchini is so plentiful. It is so easy, and every time I serve it, I am asked for the recipe.

Failed it!

January 21, 2016
OK, I admit, I didn't follow the recipe to the letter.  I used my mandolin to slice the zucchini, and they were not 1/4" thick, so that was my first mistake.I didn't use a food processor, I just mixed the crumbs, cheese, and salt, and I used dried basil.I mixed the oil in with the zucchini, but the crumb mixture would not stick when I tried to dredge and press the crumbs on.  I ended up using my fingers to carefully put the crumb mixture onto the zucchini slices individually. Did it not stick because I didn't use a processor to make the crumbs finer?  I started baking them, but quickly realized that 450 degrees was way too hot for my thinner slices.  I reduced the temperature down to 350 to complete the bake.  Even then, the crumbs were starting to burn, and the bottoms of the slices were in danger of burning.They didn't turn out very well.  Too much crumb to zucchini the way I did it.  It might have been OK if I had put less crumb mixture on the slices.I'll try it again and actually follow the recipe next time.  Don't cheat, it doesn't work!It wouldn't be fair for me to rate this lower than 5 stars....I have to assume the results were my fault!  I give myself 1 star.

cprocton's Review

Slocomb Trojan
August 10, 2014

macleandl's Review

August 09, 2014
easy and delicious