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Zucchini Pizza Bites

Zucchini Pizza Bites
Zucchini Pizza Bites
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


2 large zucchini

Salt and pepper to taste

¼ c. pizza sauce

½ c. shredded part-skim mozzarella

¼ c. mini pepperonis

Sprinkle of Italian seasoning, optional


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Cut zucchini into ¼ inch thick rounds.  Spray both sides of zucchini rounds with non-stick cooking spray and place on baking sheet.  Sprinkle zucchini with salt and pepper to taste. Roast zucchini rounds for 5 minutes on each side. Top each round with a small amount of pizza sauce, a sprinkle of cheese and pepperoni pieces. Roast for an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted, being careful not to burn. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and serve.

Makes 6 servings.

Each serving has 90 calories, 5 grams (g) fat, 5 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 250 milligrams (mg) sodium.

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