Healthy Baked Zucchini with Parmesan Recipe

Jun 6 2023
Tired of the same old healthy veggie side dishes? Change it up! This recipe is our lower-carb spin on the Parmesan potato trend going around. It’s made with just the right amounts of butter and cheese for maximum flavor without going overboard. Dig in…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Baked Butter Parm Zucchini Recipe

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1/4 of recipe (about 3 pieces): 160 calories, 11g total fat (4.5g sat. fat), 500mg sodium, 8g carbs, 2g fiber, 5.5g sugars, 8g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes


1/3 cup light butter, melted

1/4 cup + 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided

1 tsp. garlic powder

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning

1/4 tsp. salt

1 1/2 lb. (about 3 medium) zucchini


Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray a 9” X 13” baking pan with nonstick spray.

Add melted butter, 1/4 cup Parm, and seasonings to the pan. Mix until a paste forms. Evenly spread into a thin layer along the bottom of the pan, leaving about a 1-inch border.

Slice off and discard stem ends of zucchini. Cut each one in half lengthwise, then cut each piece in half widthwise. Place zucchini in the pan, cut sides down.

Top with remaining 2 tbsp. Parm. Bake until tender, 25–30 minutes.


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