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Cheesy Zucchini Tots

These tots are loaded with shredded zucchini, bread crumbs, and cheese!! It makes for the perfect appetizer served with marinara sauce, or use it as a side dish!

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 Dozen
Calories 394 kcal
Author on lilluna.com

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup regular bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 3/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • marinara

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400. Line a baking sheet with parchment or spray with cooking spray.

  2. Grate the zucchini into a clean dish towel. Wrap the towel up and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together the zucchini, eggs, panko, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cheese.
  4. Scoop by rounded spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve warm with marinara sauce for dipping.
Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Zucchini Tots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 223mg 74%
Sodium 1738mg 72%
Potassium 398mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 21.3%
Calcium 48.6%
Iron 14.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.