Zucchini Oven Chips
- 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
- 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
- 2 1/2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices zucchini (about 2 small)
- Cooking spray
Preheat oven to 425°.
Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Place milk in a shallow bowl. Dip zucchini slices in milk, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Place coated slices on an ovenproof wire rack coated with cooking spray; place rack on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 30 minutes or until browned and crisp. Serve immediately.
- Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Breaded, oven-fried zucchini chips taste like they’re fried, yet they are baked and amazingly crispy. These chips make a healthy substitute for French fries or potato chips.
|Calories per serving:||61|
|Calories from fat:||28%|
|Fat per serving:||1.9g|
|Saturated fat per serving:||1g|
|Monounsaturated fat per serving:||0.5g|
|Polyunsaturated fat per serving:||0.2g|
|Protein per serving:||3.8g|
|Carbohydrates per serving:||7.6g|
|Fiber per serving:||1g|
|Cholesterol per serving:||5mg|
|Iron per serving:||0.6mg|
|Sodium per serving:||231mg|
|Calcium per serving:||87mg|
Good to Know
Not all chips have to be unhealthy and fat-laden. Zucchinis are more nutritious than potatoes, which are usually used for chips. Baking the zucchini cuts back on fat that is needed for frying.