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Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are the perfect way to sneak in your vegetables at dinner!  Baked zucchini fries are quick, easy, gluten-free, and a healthy alternative to normal french fries!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1.5 pounds zucchini about 3 medium zucchini
  • 3-4 Tbsp. tapioca starch
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk
  • ½ cup bread crumbs* gluten-free
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut zucchini into 4-inch long and 3/4-inch thick strips.
  3. In one shallow bowl whisk together egg and milk.
  4. In another shallow bowl combine bread crumbs, Parmesan, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder.
  5. In a third shallow bowl place 3-4 tablespoons tapioca starch.
  6. Take 4-5 zucchini fries and toss them in the starch (making sure to shake off any excess), dip in the egg wash, and then coat with the bread crumb mixture. Repeat with remaining zucchini strips.
  7. Place zucchini fries on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in preheated oven for 25-28 minutes.
  8. Serve warm with ketchup or marinara sauce and enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

*You can use Chickpea Crumbs or Low-Carb crumbs for a lower-carb variation.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 39mg13%
Sodium 553mg24%
Potassium 397mg11%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 24.3mg29%
Calcium 176mg18%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.