March 19, 2013

Zucchini Pizza Sticks

Zucchini pizza sticks are not only fun to eat but are super healthy and low calorie. My kids love zucchini and pizza so I knew they were going to love this recipe. Serve with a veggie pasta salad, click here for the recipe, and you have a complete meal everyone will love. These pizza sticks also make a wonderful light and easy lunch option or a happy after school snack.

zucchini pizza sticks

What you need:
4 zucchini
turkey pepperoni
pizza sauce
click here for my homemade pizza sauce
shredded mozzarella cheese
seasoned bread crumbs
click here for my bread crumb recipe
(I added 1/2 tsp oregano, 1/2 tsp marjoram, 1/2 tsp of basil to my bread crumbs. I also cut the bread crumb recipe in half only using 2 slices of bread)
olive oil

First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Now cut the zucchini in half lengthwise. Then scrape out the middle section with a grapefruit spoon or melon baller. Spray or brush olive oil on the inside of the zucchini. Next add pizza sauce and turkey pepperoni.

zucchini pizza sticks in the making

Finally, top with shredded mozzarella cheese and sprinkle with bread crumbs.
Cook for about 15 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and zucchini is as tender as you like.

zucchini pizza sticks ready for oven



  1. These look so easy and delicious! Sharing on my Walking on Sunshine page later today!


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