|1/2 tsp||Basil, dried|
|1/4 tsp||Garlic powder|
|1/2 tsp||Oregano, dried|
|2 tbsp||Parsley, fresh leaves|
|1/2 tsp||Thyme, dried|
Baking & Spices
|1||Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper|
Oils & Vinegars
|2 tbsp||Olive oil|
|1/2 cup||Parmesan, grated|
Simply cut your zucchini into quarters lengthwise, sprinkle on Parmesan cheese and throw into the oven and watch it get crispy and golden brown!
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a cooling rack with nonstick spray and place on a baking sheet; set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine Parmesan, thyme, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper, to taste.
- Place zucchini onto prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. Place into oven and bake until tender, about 15 minutes. Then broil for 2-3 minutes, or until crisp and golden brown.
- Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.
This is a very healthy side dish because, Zucchinis are a great source of potassium, which is important in maintaining a healthy blood pressure & good for your heart! The soluble fiber helps to lower blood cholesterol, and the cheese helps your body absorb the fat soluble vitamins found in the zucchini.