Simple Baked Breaded Zucchini Bites

These simple baked breaded zucchini bites are a great whole food snack the entire family will love!

Zucchini is rich in nutrients, high in antioxidants, helps with digestion, can help reduce blood sugar levels. It has been known to help with heart health and strengthen your vision. Zucchini can also be a great choice in weight loss journeys. I love using zucchini in lots of dishes, but these Zucchini Bites are hands down my favorite!

Gather Your Ingredients

First, you’ll need to gather all of your ingredients. You will need 2 medium zucchini, bread crumbs, flour, eggs, Parmesan. Also get out the spices! I use seasoned salt, pepper, garlic granules, and parsley.

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Preparing the Zucchini Bites

Cut your squash into 1/4 inch to 1/3 inch slices. If the slices are too thick it will take longer to cook.

Simple Baked Bread Zucchini Bites

Mix the bread crumbs, spices, and Parmesan in a bowl. Next, line up your bowls. Flour, then egg, then bread crumb mixture.

Simple Baked Breaded Zucchini Bites

Coat each piece of squash with the flour. Then coat them with the egg.

Simple Baked Breaded Zucchini Bites

Finally dip the pieces into the bread crumb mixture. Make sure the sides are completely covered.

First, place the parchment paper on a baking sheet and spray it with coconut oil. Place the breaded pieces on the baking sheet. Leave plenty of space between the bites so they can bake evenly.

Simple Baked Breaded Zucchini Bites

Baking Time

Once you have all the bites ready place the baking sheet into a 450 degree F preheated oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the breading is golden brown and the squash can be pierced with a fork easily.

Serve with ranch or your favorite dipping sauce. These can be a side or tasty snack all by themselves. Enjoy!

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The Recipe

Simple Baked Breaded Zucchini Bites


  • 1 medium Zucchini
  • 1 medium Yellow Squash
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic granules
  • 1 tsp dried Parsley
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 large egg


  1. Mix bread crumbs, Parmesan, seasoned salt, pepper, garlic, and parsley in a bowl.

  2. Beat egg and set aside.

  3. Line up the bowls. Flour, egg, and bread crumb mixture.

  4. Place each piece of squash into flour and coat well.

  5. Then dip each piece into the egg.

  6. Finally coat each piece with the bread crumbs.

  7. Place on a parchment paper lined baking sheet that is coated with coconut oil spray.

  8. Bake at 450 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown and the squash can be pierced easily with a fork.

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If you’re ready for dessert you can make these yummy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies!

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