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Zucchini Fries for 2 Recipe

Zucchini Fries for 2 Recipe

I often make these fries for my husband and myself—especially when our garden is full of zucchini. The cornmeal coating gives them a nice crunch. —Sarah Gottschalk, Richmond, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small zucchini
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt, garlic powder, chili powder, paprika and pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • Marinara or spaghetti sauce, warmed

Directions

  • 1. Cut zucchini into 3-in. x 1/2-in. x 1/2-in. pieces. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg white. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal and seasonings. Dip zucchini in egg white, then roll in flour mixture.
  • 2. Place zucchini on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; spray with additional cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Serve with marinara sauce. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without sauce) equals 98 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.