Healthy Baked Zucchini Tots
Healthy Baked Zucchini Tots: These 6-Ingredient Zucchini Tots are gluten-free and packed with flavor! Perfect as an appetizer or side dish!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
- 2 cups packed shredded zucchini
- 2 large eggs
- 2/3 cups shredded Italian blend cheese (could use low fat cheese)
- 1/2 cup crushed rice cereal, such as Rice Chex or gluten-free rice puffs
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Shred the zucchini and measure out 2 cups tightly packed. Dump the zucchini onto a paper towel. Then use another paper towel to press out as much moisture as possible. Discard the paper towels. Place the zucchini in a large bowl.
Crush the rice cereal into fine crumbs. Add the eggs, cheese, crushed rice cereal, herbs, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper. Mix well to combine.
Using a 2-teaspoon cookie scoop, spoon out tightly packed portions of zucchini mixture and place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheets. Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden.
Serving: 6tots | Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 102mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 0.7mg