Baked Parmesan Zucchini healthy and yummy dinner option for your kids

20 min cook time
10 min prep time
Preperation Time:
10 mins
Cooking Time:
20 mins


  1. 4 zucchini, quartered lengthwise
  2. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  3. 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  4. 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  5. 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  6. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  7. Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  8. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  9. 2 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley leaves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a baking tray and place a baking sheet on it; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the Parmesan, thyme, oregano, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place zucchini onto prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan mixture. Place into oven and bake until tender, about 15 minutes (oven times may vary) or until crisp and golden brown.
  4. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Zucchini is a popular summer squash vegetable. It is a good example of a filling yet easily digestible, low cal summer meal. Here are some of the important health benefits of zucchini for babies:

  • The presence of calcium
  • Good source of magnesium
  • Supplies phosphorous
  • Builds immunity through vitamin C
  • Supplies vitamin B complex
  • Easily digestible

This recipe for crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to absolute perfection is healthy, nutritious and completely addictive! There is absolutely no deep frying or sautéing of any kind. It’s so good, even your picky eaters will be begging for seconds and thirds!

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Serving
Per Serving% Daily Value*
Calories 375
Calories from Fat 266
Total Fat 29.6g46%
Saturated Fat 4.3g22%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 238mg10%
Potassium 2123mg61%
Carbohydrates 28.1g9%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g38%
Sugars 13.8g
Protein 10.0g
Vitamin A 46% · Vitamin C 241%
Calcium 15% · Iron 23%