Parmesan Zucchini

Parmesan Zucchini

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Swap frying your food in oil and instead turn to the oven! Spectrum High Heat Organic Sunflower Spray Oil can withstand very high temperatures, giving you that crispy, crunchy texture you look for in fried food. These parmesan zucchini sticks are a delicious example of the benefits of oven frying and are especially tasty when dipped in a sauce of roasted red peppers.

"These were delicious. We did not use the sauce but they were still great plain."

- jlburgart

Ingredients

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as needed Spectrum High Heat Organic Sunflower Spray Oil; pan spray
3 large Zucchini; (about 1 1/2 lbs)
1 cup Dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup Dry Panko
1/4 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese; equals 1 ounce
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1/2 cup Egg Substitute
SAUCE
3 med Red bell pepper
2 Plum tomatoes; sliced lengthwise
1/2 cup French baguette; 1/2 inch cubes
1 1/2 tsp Smoked Almonds
1 T extra virgin olive Oil
1 T Sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp Spanish smoked Paprika
1/4 tsp Kosher Salt
1/8 tsp ground red pepper
1 large Clove garlic

Original recipe makes 4 Servings

Servings  

Preparation

Directions

Preheat broiler.

Preheat oven to 400°F.

To prepare sauce, cut bell peppers in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place bell pepper halves and tomatoes, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten bell peppers with hand. Broil 10 minutes or until blackened. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 15 minutes. Peel and coarsely chop, reserving any liquid.

Combine bell peppers, reserved liquid, tomatoes, and next 8 ingredients (through garlic) in a blender or food processor; process until smooth.

To prepare zucchini, cut 1 zucchini in half crosswise; cut each half lengthwise into 8 wedges. Repeat procedure with remaining zucchini.

Combine breadcrumbs, panko, cheese, 1/2 tsp salt, and black pepper in a shallow dish. Dip zucchini in egg substitute; dredge in breadcrumb mixture.

Place zucchini on a wire rack coated with Spectrum High Heat Organic Sunflower Spray Oil. Lightly coat zucchini with Spectrum High Heat Organic Sunflower Spray Oil.

Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately with sauce.

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Preparing zucchini for recipe. photo by pamowen1 pamowen1

Parmesan Zucchini oven-fried with Spectrum High Heat Organic Sunflower Oil photo by pamowen1 pamowen1

This tasted so great and it was crispy like being fried. Yummi! photo by pamowen1 pamowen1

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These were delicious. We did not use the sauce but they were still great plain.
jlburgart 1 year ago
Crispy fried with the high heat oil. The zucchini was nice and soft.
pamowen1 1 year ago
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