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Oven-Fried Zucchini Tots

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Oven-Fried Zucchini Tots
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Your kids (and you!) will be excited to eat their veggies when this cheesy baked version of fried zucchini crosses their plates. Ready in just 30 minutes, our Oven-Fried Zucchini Tots are a delicious side or appetizer. Plate them up next to a small bowl of ketchup for dipping, and you've got some restaurant-worthy bites made right at home!
By Dinners, Dishes & Desserts
Updated Jun 16, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped or grated onion
  • 1/4 cup Progresso™ garlic & herb bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Ketchup, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400° F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Grate or finely chop 1 medium zucchini; squeeze out all of the excess water with a clean dish towel.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix zucchini, 1/4 cup finely chopped or grated onion, 1/4 cup Progresso™ garlic & herb bread crumbs, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 egg, beaten, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix until well blended.
  • 4
    Shape about a tablespoonful of mixture into a small round log. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat to use all of mixture, placing 1 inch apart.
  • 5
    Bake 18 to 22 minutes, turning halfway through bake time.
  • 6
    Serve with ketchup.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Switch out the Parmesan cheese for sharp cheddar to give your zucchini tots a cheesier twist.
  • tip 2
    Make a large batch of zucchini tots and freeze them after they have been shaped. Pull them out for busy weeknights.
  • tip 3
    Try serving Oven-Fried Zucchini Tots with warm marinara sauce instead of ketchup.

Nutrition Information

90 Calories, 3 1/2g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 8g Total Carbohydrate, 2g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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