Italian Zucchini Garlic Bites

Zucchini Garlic Bites

These Zucchini Garlic Bites are the perfect appetizer for any get together. They’re a delicious way to use up extra summer zucchini, kick off any game day get together and they even perfect for celebrating the holiday season.

Zucchini Garlic Bites

Prep Time : 12 min

Prep Time : 18 min

Total Time : ,


  • 1 cup zucchini grated and drained well
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated fine
  • 1 clove garlic grated fine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • tomato sauce for dipping


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with olive oil or non-stick spray. Set aside.
  • Use a box grater to grate the zucchini into a clean towel. Roll up the towel and twist to wring out the moisture. Grate the garlic using the small holes on the box grater.
  • In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Shape a tablespoon of the mixture into your hands, pat into small balls, and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes in the preheated oven until golden. Serve warm with marinara sauce. Recipe makes about 16 bites.

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