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Nuts for Cheesy Zucchini
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Nuts for Cheesy Zucchini

Zucchini coated in almond meal, pecorino romano cheese and seasonings baked into nutty and cheesy deliciousness.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Servings: 4 -6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almond meal/flour
  • 1/2 cup grated pecorino romano cheese or parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 t garlic powder
  • 1/4 t onion powder
  • 1/2 T Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 t ground black pepper
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 1 to 1 1/2 lbs zucchini cleaned & dried
  • 2 T olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, add the almond meal/flour, cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, black pepper & salt. Stir to combine. Set aside.
  • Quarter the zucchinis into 4-inch long and 1/4-inch thick sticks.
  • In a large bowl, add the zucchini sticks. Pour in the olive oil and toss to coat the zucchini sticks.
  • In the same bowl (or you can do this step in a large Ziploc bag), add the almond meal & cheese mixture. Toss to coat the zucchini.
  • Place the coated zucchini (1/2 inch apart) on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until the zucchini is cooked and the coating starts to get crisp and golden brown. You can broil for a couple of minutes once cooked to brown the tops.
  • Enjoy!