This favorite side dish is packed with flavor! Zucchini Fries crusted and baked in panko, parmesan cheese, oregano, and basil. These baked zucchini sticks are healthy AND delicious!
Baked Zucchini Sticks
We LOVE Zucchini!! It’s no secret at our house, especially because we buy it ALL the time! It’s one of those versatile veggies that you can make several side dishes with and can even throw it into dessert to make you feel like it’s somewhat healthy. 😉 I’ve shared in the past how we make Fried Zucchini and Parmesan Crusted Zucchini, but today I wanted to share a recipe for Crusted Baked Zucchini Fries.
They only require a handful of ingredients and about 15 minutes of prep work, and let me tell you, they are SO good and crunchy. It’s a great side dish with any meal – especially an Italian dish or even Roast or Steak. We had these zucchini sticks last week with pasta and they were gone in no time. We sometimes serve these as an appetizer with Homemade Ranch dressing or marinara sauce, but they are great on their own too!
How to make Zucchini Fries:
We love that these are so simple!! Here is all you have to do…
- Begin by cutting your zucchinis into spears. Then rinse, and let dry.
- In a Ziploc bag, combine the bread crumbs, cheese, and seasonings, and mix.
- From there you will whisk the eggs in a bowl. Place a few zucchini sticks into the eggs and coat them well.
- Then place in the ziploc back and shake around until they are totally covered with the seasonings.
- Continue this step with the remaining zucchini sticks and bake for about 16-20 minutes.
So easy, right?! And we must note that they are served best fresh. Just like our fried zucchini, these kinds of recipes are best served right out of the oven or pan. But trust me, we think you’ll agree and love how simple these are to make.
This recipe is perfectly paired with these other Lil’ Luna recipes:
For more zucchini recipes, check out:
- Baked Zucchini Chips
- Zucchini Chicken Alfredo Roll Ups
- Zucchini Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
- Cheesy Zucchini Tots
- Zucchini Ribbons with Pasta
Zucchini Fries recipe
This favorite side dish is packed with flavor! Zucchini sticks crusted and baked in panko, parmesan cheese, oregano, and basil. These baked zucchini sticks are healthy AND delicious!
- 2-3 zucchini
- 1 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
- 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 tsp Basil
- 1/2 tsp Oregano
- 1 tsp garlic salt
- 2 eggs
- olive oil spray
Preheat oven to 350. Cut your zucchini ends and then cut in half and then cut into spears. Rinse and let dry.
In a large Ziploc bag, combine Panko bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, oregano, and garlic salt. Mix.
Whisk eggs in a bowl. Place 5-6 zucchini spears into the eggs making sure they are well coated and then place in the Ziploc bag and shake around until well coated.
Place crusted sticks onto a foil lined cookie sheet. Continue Step 3 until all Zucchini are made and are on the cookie sheet.
Spray with olive oil spray and bake for 16-20 minutes until Panko is golden brown. Serve warm and enjoy with Ranch or Marinara Sauce.