Shake and Bake Zucchini Fries

Zone Diet Shake and Bake Zucchini Fries

These crispy zucchini fries dipped in warm tomato sauce are the perfect comfort-food snack for when your cravings hit.

This recipe is as fun to eat as it is easy to make. You’ll need 3 baggies or covered containers for shaking. Almond meal (a.k.a. almond flour) is available in the grocery store health food aisle.

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Yield2 servings
  • Ingredients
  • Nutrition
  • 3 Baggies
  • 1/2 lb Zucchini (cut into 3-4 inch sticks)
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Almond meal (divided)
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Flour (divided)
  • 1 tbsps Parmesan (finely grated)
  • To Taste Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsps Egg beaters-whites
  • 1 tbsps 1% milk
  • Cooking spray (Pam olive oil)
  • 1/3 cup Tomato sauce (warmed)
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 108
Total Fat 4 grams
Sodium 318.181 mg
Carbohydrates 12.5 grams
Fiber 2.6 grams
Sugar 4.0 grams
Protein 7.6 grams

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2.  Halve each zucchini lengthwise, cut each piece in thirds (6 long pieces) and cut those in half (12 short pieces).
  3. To baggie #1: Add half the almond meal and half the flour.
  4.  To baggie #2: Add half the almond meal, half the flour,  the finely grated Parmesan, salt and pepper to taste
  5.  To baggie #3: First use a fork to beat the egg whites and milk in a small bowl. Then put in baggie.
  6.  Add half the zucchini sticks to baggie #1. Shake, then repeat with other half.
  7.  Transfer zucchini sticks to Baggie #3 and shake.
  8.  Transfer zucchini sticks to Baggie #2 and shake.
  9.  Place coated zucchini sticks on parchment paper covered cookie sheet.
  10.  Spray with Pam olive oil and bake for 25 minutes.
  11.  Serve with a bowl of warm tomato sauce for dipping.