Recipe of the Week

BAKED PARMESAN ZUCCHINI FRIES

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs. (680 g) zucchini ,cut lengthwise into wedges (about 3 medium zucchini)

  • 1/2 cup (50 g) freshly grated Parmesan

  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) dried herbs - thyme, oregano, basil, rosemary, etc...

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) garlic powder

  • Kosher salt , to taste

  • black pepper , to taste (freshly ground if possible)

  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil

  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) chopped fresh parsley leaves

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Line baking sheet with parchment or aluminum foil. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.

  • In bowl, combine Parmesan, dried herbs, smoked paprika and garlic powder salt and pepper, to taste.

  • Toss the zucchini with olive oil and roll in Parmesan / herb mixture to coat all sides. Place zucchini onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with extra Parmesan / herb mixture if needed.

  • Bake until crisp, about 15 minutes. Then broil for 2-3 minutes, or until golden brown.Garnish with parsley. Serve warm.