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Shortcut Baked Panko Zucchini Crisps

When short on time, finding recipes that are simple and easy that taste delicious are just perfect for a busy weeknight meal. This zucchini dish is just that. Easy to prepare and scrumptious. Enjoy!
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 side servings
Calories 101 kcal
Author Pam Beth


  • 4 cups frozen zucchini
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
  • sea or kosher salt to taste only use salt if needed. Cheese gives a good amount of salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees

    2.Line a large baking sheet with non stick foil, mist with cooking spray, set aside

    3.Measure 4 cups of zucchini and place in a large microwave safe bowl. Cook about 1 minute just to defrost a little so the veggies are not frozen solid anymore.

    4.Add the olive oil, salt and pepper and mix gently. Lay out onto prepared baking pan, sprinkle the bread crumbs over the zucchini and toss around or shake the pan just a little. Place in oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until nice and crispy brown. Take out and sprinkle the cheese and place back in for another 5 minutes or so.

    5.Serve up with your favorite protein and, enjoy this great side dish!