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Parmesan zucchini sticks roasted to golden brown and served with marinara sauce for dipping.

Parmesan Zucchini

This parmesan zucchini is crusted in crispy breadcrumbs and cheese, then baked to golden brown perfection. An easy side dish or appetizer option!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 171kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 lb zucchini quartered and cut into sticks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Place the zucchini in a bowl. Add the olive oil and toss to coat. 
  • Add the breadcrumbs, salt, pepper and parmesan cheese and toss until zucchini is coated.
  • Arrange the zucchini spears in a single layer on the sheet pan.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until browned and zucchini is tender. Serve immediately with marinara sauce if desired.


  1. Italian seasoned breadcrumbs may be substituted instead of using the combination of plan breadcrumbs with dried Italian seasoning.


Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 332mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 20.3mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 1.3mg