Baked Parmesan Encrusted Zucchini Sticks

Baked Zucchini Sticks

Are you still dealing with zucchini? This healthy recipe for Baked Parmesan Encrusted Zucchini Sticks tastes so good - you won't believe they are not fries.
Course Appetizer or Vegetable Side
Cuisine American
Keyword baked zucchini sticks, zoo sticks
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 381kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 cups bread crumbs can also use panko
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley fresh , minced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano fresh , minced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Pre-heat oven to 425℉.
  • Cut zucchini into 3 x 1/2-inch sticks.
  • Prepare 3 shallow plates or bowls.
  • In the first plate, whisk together the flour and garlic powder.
  • In the second plate, beat the eggs with the milk.
  • In the third plate, combine bread crumbs, cheese, parsley, oregano and salt and pepper.
  • Coat each zucchini stick with flour, followed by a dip in the egg wash and finally rolled lightly in the bread crumb mixture.
  • Place each zucchini stick on the parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Continue this process for all of the zucchini sticks.
  • Bake at 425℉ for about 25-30 minutes. Turn them over after 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve with your favorite sauce.


Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*inspired by a recipe from Jo Cooks


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 641mg | Potassium: 559mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 680IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 298mg | Iron: 4.7mg