Crispy Zucchini Dippers


Crispy Zucchini Dippers

These zucchini sticks are a great alternative to fried zucchini. They make a great appetizer that you can even fool the kids into eating. The zucchini "fries" are fun to dip and would pair well with a low-fat yogurt sauce or a marinara.


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Preparation Time30 min

Cooking Time15 min


  • 3 medium zucchini
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ
  • 1/2 cup almonds, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter, melted


  1. Cut each zucchini lengthwise into fourths, then lengthwise into halves to form sticks.
  2. Mix wheat germ, almonds, cheese and salt in plastic bag. Roll about 8 zucchini sticks at a time in margarine until evenly coated. Lift with fork. Shake sticks in wheat germ.
  3. Lay on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F until crisp and tender, about 15 minutes.

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