It’s the off season when you’re not going to the gym and you’re in the mood for some comfort food, but you can’t have the real thing. That’s why we made these mini bites that are just like your favorite appetizers, but without all the work or the guilt. They’re perfect for parties, game day or just because. Watch them disappear faster than you can say, “Cheesy Keto Zucchini Bites” (because they’re that good).
Cheesy Keto Zucchini Bites | Exclusive Recipe | HonestlyFit These crispy bites feature a cheesy zucchini crust and are a tasty low carb snack. If you’re following a keto diet, this recipe is perfect for you because it’s made with zucchini and there’s no cheese! If you’re not following a keto diet, this recipe is still a great low carb snack as long as you use the zucchini crust and include some vegetables in it.
This keto side dish is a whole new take on zucchini.
Do you always have the feeling that zucchini stays on the dinner table because you don’t know what to do with it? Zucchini is actually a very versatile vegetable, you can use it to make chips, pasta and now these delicious cheesy zucchini bites, each with only 1 net carbohydrate!
These delicious cheesy zucchini mushrooms are one of those simple, yet hearty keto recipes the whole family will love. It almost reminds me of hushpuppies, but without the flour and grease of frying.
It’s even better if you can make them ahead of time and heat them up in seconds when you’re ready to eat.
Tips for preparing hippie recipes:
- In this zucchini appetizer recipe, I used sharp cheddar for a rich flavor, but you can use your favorite cheese to customize it to your liking!
- If you don’t have gauze on hand, use paper towels to remove excess moisture from the zucchini.
- Make the appetizers even more substantial by adding 1/4 cup of cooked sliced bacon or crumbled Italian sausage. Great idea for a zucchini breakfast snack!
Keto Zucchini Bites
Preparation time: 10 MINUTES
Cooking time: 25 MINUTES
Total time : 35 MINUTES
Delicious appetizers with nutritious zucchini and melted cheese that can be made ahead of time.
- 2 cups grated zucchini (about 2-3 medium-sized zucchinis)
- 1 cup scharfer Cheddar-Käse, grated
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 large eggs
- 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 3/4 cup Mandelmehl
- 1 tablespoon Italian herbs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
Grate the zucchini in a large bowl with a hand grater. Place the zucchini in a mesh (or paper towel) over a bowl and squeeze out the excess moisture. Pour the liquid from the bowl and add the squeezed zucchini.
Put all other ingredients in a bowl and mix.
Take a ball and place it on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and serve with your favorite marinara or keto sauce.
Yield: 18 bites, serving size: 1 zucchini bite
Amount per serving:
54 calories | 4 g fat | 1 g total carbohydrates | 0 g fiber | 0 g sugar | 3 g protein | 1 g net carbs
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These zucchini appetizers are so delicious that even the kids (and veggie haters) liked them and asked if I could make more. If you’re in the mood for a snack, these bites are perfect for you!
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