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Parmesan Zucchini Bites (Keto-Friendly)

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If you’re looking for an appetizer or side dish for a party or even a delicious side dish for a meal at your own home, you need to try these parmesan zucchini bites! 

parmesan zucchini bites

I have a garden every summer, and one thing I can almost always count on is a huge harvest of zucchini. Zucchinis are great for all kinds of recipes! I like to make zucchini bread, zucchini “noodles,” roasted zucchini, and anything else I can think of to make. If you have an abundance of zucchini, try this recipe!  You may also want to share zucchini with friends and relatives who will make good use of it. 

This recipe for parmesan zucchini bites is keto-friendly and makes a delicious appetizer or side dish. I hope you’ll give it a try!

Not following a keto diet? Try it anyway! 

To make this recipe, which serves 4 people, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis
  • ½ c parmesan cheese (from the shaker can)
  • ½ c pork rind crumbs
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste

Here’s how to make it:

First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

While the oven preheats, cut the zucchini into ¼ inch thick slices.

parmesan zucchini bites

Place about 2 ounces of pork rinds into a food processor and process into crumbs. Alternatively, you can place the pork rinds into a Ziploc bag and break them into crumbs with a rolling pin.

parmesan zucchini bites

 

Place ½ c of pork rind crumbs, the parmesan cheese, basil, thyme as well as salt and pepper (to taste) in a bowl and mix well.

Place one beaten egg in a separate bowl.

parmesan zucchini bites

 

Dip the sliced zucchini into the egg, and then dredge in the crumb mixture (as seen below) before placing them onto a lined or well-greased baking sheet.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until the zucchini is softened and the coating is crispy.

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Parmesan Zucchini Bites (Keto-Friendly)

  • Author: Wendy Hilton

Description

These Parmesan Zucchini Bites make a fabulous appetizer or side dish whether you follow a keto diet or not! Give them a try! 


Ingredients

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  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis
  • ½ c parmesan cheese (from the shaker can)
  • ½ c pork rind crumbs
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

While the oven preheats, cut the zucchini into 1/4″ thick slices.

Place about 2 ounces of pork rinds into a food processor and process into crumbs. Alternatively, you can place the pork rinds into a Ziploc bag and break them into crumbs with a rolling pin.

Place ½ c of pork rind crumbs, the parmesan cheese, basil, thyme as well as salt and pepper (to taste) in a bowl and mix well.

Place one beaten egg in a separate bowl.

Dip the sliced zucchini into the egg, and then dredge in the crumb mixture (as seen below) before placing them onto a lined or well-greased baking sheet.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until the zucchini is softened and the coating is crispy.


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