7/31/20
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Recipe of the Week

How to make zucchini pizza bites

This zucchini pizza recipe is a hit with everyone in the family and is a snap to put together. Whether it’s a sleepover or the big game, make these zucchini pizza slices any time!

  • TOMATO SAUCE: Store-bought low carb pizza sauce or a tomato sauce makes this extra quick. LEFTOVER MEAT SAUCE is another great option!
  • TOPPINGS: Possibilities for zucchini bite pizza slice toppings are endless. We love pepperoni, crumbled bacon, or sausage. Top with your favorite low carb veggies.
  • CHEESE: Mozzarella is the standard go-to when it comes to pizza because of its creamy, mild flavor and its ability to hold everything together. Zucchini bites can be made with any cheese!

Just add just a few flourishes of basil or red pepper flakes, or a sprinkle of crumbled feta cheese and any crowd will come back for more!

How long to cook zucchini pizza bites

Zucchini cooks up FAST, making it these zucchini pizza bites the perfect quick snack or appetizer. It only takes about 5 minutes in the oven to cook the zucchini!

I always turn the oven to broil for an additional 5 minutes or so. This helps the cheese become golden, ooey gooey, and bubbly. YUM!

To make ahead

Zucchini pizzas can be made ahead and placed in the fridge until your guests arrive.  When they arrive, simply pop the pan in the oven and enjoy! But don’t forget, this zucchini pizza bites recipe is so versatile, it can also be dressed up for a more upscale presentation!

Ingredients

  • 2 large zucchini
  • 1/2 cup low carb pizza or tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • pizza toppings as desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking pan with foil and set aside.
  • Slice Zucchini 1/4" thick and arrange on prepared baking sheet.
  • Top zucchini slices with pizza sauce, oregano, cheese and your favorite pizza toppings.
  • Bake 5min or until zucchini is tender. Broil 5min or until cheese is bubbly and melted.

Nutrition

Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Vitamin C: 13.1mg | Calcium: 256mg | Iron: 0.8mg

Ariel Jauss

GM / Head Coach