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Oven-Fried Zucchini Tots

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Your kids will be excited to eat their vegetables with this cheesy baked version of fried zucchini.

Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts
September 20, 2016

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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

Switch out the Parmesan cheese for sharp Cheddar for a cheesier twist.

Make a large batch of these, and freeze them after they have been shaped. Pull them out for busy weeknights.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
82.0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3.4g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Cholesterol
51.3mg
17%
Sodium
424.6mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
7.3g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
5.8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
15.50%
16%
Calcium
11.60%
12%
Iron
4.20%
4%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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