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A plate of baked zucchini bites served with a dipping sauce. One of the zucchini bites is being dipped in the sauce.

Zucchini Bites

  • Author: Sara Nelson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 zucchini bites 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These Zucchini Bites are a quick, easy, and family-friendly recipe that is whipped together in only 30 minutes! Featuring shredded zucchini, Parmesan cheese, cheddar cheese, and Italian seasoning, these zucchini bites are extra flavorful.



  1. Preheat Oven And Prep Baking Sheet: Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Squeeze Out Liquid From Zucchini: Place shredded zucchini in nut milk bag or kitchen cloth and squeeze until all excess liquid is removed (should squeeze out ~1 cup of liquid). Discard liquid.
  3. Mix Ingredients: To a mixing bowl, add shredded zucchini, eggs, grated Parmesan, shredded cheddar, ground sunflower seed meal or almond flour, and spices. Using a spoon or electric mixer, mix until well combined.
  4. Prepare And Bake Bites: Spoon ~1 Tablespoon of mixture out from bowl and form into tot shape. Transfer each zucchini bite to prepared baking sheet and bake until golden, about 16-18 minutes, flipping each over halfway through bake time.
  5. Serve: Serve on their own or with desired dipping sauces.

Recipe Notes:

Refrigerator Storage: Store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Freezer Instructions: Allow the zucchini bites to fully cool then store them in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to 3 months. Allow them to thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.

Reheating Instructions: Reheat them on the stovetop over medium heat, in the oven at 425 degrees, or in the microwave in 30-second increments until warmed throughout.

Keywords: zucchini bites, baked zucchini bites, cheesy zucchini bites

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