Baked Zucchini Sticks

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Plate with zucchini sticks and cup of low-fat ranch dressing.
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Makes 4 cups, 1 cup per serving

Ingredients


  • 2 zucchini, medium

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¾ cup bread crumbs

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

Directions


  1. Wash your hands well with soap and hot water.

  2. Wash zucchini and trim off top and end.

  3. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and then cut each half lengthwise.

  4. Lay flat side of zucchini down and cut into 3 sticks.

  5. Microwave zucchini sticks for about 2 minutes then pat dry with a paper towel.

  6. Crack egg into a bowl.

  7. Add water to bowl with egg mixture and mix well using a fork.

  8. Mix cheese, bread crumbs, and Italian seasoning together in a bowl.

  9. Preheat oven to broil.

  10. Dip zucchini sticks first into the egg mixture and then into the bread crumb mixture.

  11. Arrange zucchini in rows on greased baking pan. Broil zucchini sticks for about 10-12 minutes, turning once while cooking.

  12. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
     

NOTE: Serve with low-fat ranch dressing or spaghetti sauce for dipping