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Close up of a zucchini pizza bite with basil and pepper flakes on top.
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Zucchini Pizza Bites

The perfect snack or appetizer, this Zucchini Pizza Bites recipe is so easy to make! Bite-sized pieces of zucchini paired with your favorite pizza toppings, this is a healthier low-carb and low-calorie way to get your pizza fix. Get these zucchini bites on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 190kcal
Author: Justin Coit

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini
  • cooking spray
  • salt to taste
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Cut the zucchini into ½” thick rounds.
  • Spray each round with cooking spray on both sides and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Add marinara sauce and then a sprinkle of oregano to each round. Then top each round with mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until the cheese begins to brown.
  • Optional: garnish with basil or red pepper flakes.

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Notes

  • Avoid cutting the zucchini rounds too thin. They will become floppy, and your sauce and cheese can slide off!
  • For even slices, you can use a mandoline slicer.
  • If you are worried that the zucchini is too watery, you can salt the rounds beforehand. Doing so will dry out any excess moisture, and you can just pat them dry with a paper towel before adding the toppings.
  • If you only have small zucchinis, you can slice them diagonally for a slightly larger round. 

Nutrition

Calories: 190kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 361mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 681IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 308mg | Iron: 1mg