Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries – A Healthy Keto-Friendly Recipe
Healthy Substitutes for French FriesFrench fries are a guilty pleasure for many, but it’s not always the healthiest food choice. If you’re following a ketogenic diet, you’ll know that potatoes are one of the main offenders for high-glycemic carbohydrate sources. Luckily, you can still have delicious “fries” without the guilt! This Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries recipe swaps the potatoes for zucchini, offering a unique and delicious take on traditional French fries. Plus, they’re totally keto friendly!
- 3 whole zucchinis
- 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons almond flour
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Cut the zucchinis into fry-shaped sticks (1/4-inch thick).
- In a shallow bowl, combine the Parmesan, almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Place the beaten eggs in another shallow bowl.
- Dip the zucchini sticks into the eggs, then into the Parmesan mixture, coating each side.
- Place the zucchini sticks on a baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes, flipping the fries halfway through cooking.
These Crispy Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries are an easy and delicious way to enjoy a healthier alternative to the traditional French fry. They have a lip-smackingly good flavor and texture, without the guilt. Whether you’re following a keto diet or just looking to cut down on carbs, this recipe is sure to become a pantry and freezer staple in no time!
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