Baked Zucchini Bites

Sandra Barrie


My coworkers used to love when I made these and many asked for the recipe!


★★★★★ 1 vote

Great for a party or picnic
20 Min
20 Min


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    1 medium zucchini
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    3 bell peppers: red, orange & yellow, finely diced
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    1/2 cup creamy italian dressing
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    8 oz. package cream cheese (softened)
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    1/2 cup feta cheese
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    1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
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    1 lemon, juice and zest
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    1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
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    1 teaspoon ground black pepper
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    4 tablespoons olive oil
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    1 tomato, finely diced

How to Make Baked Zucchini Bites


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush a large cookie sheet with 1 tablespoon oil.
  2. Slice zucchini approximately 1/4” thick, place in rows on baking sheet, brush with 1 tablespoon oil.
    Bake for 12 minutes. Transfer zucchini onto a serving platter.
  3. While zucchini is baking, finely chop peppers and place in a small fry pan with 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Saute for 10 minutes or until softened.
  4. In a medium bowl combine dressing, cheeses, lemon, parsley and pepper. Fold in peppers. Top each zucchini slice with 1 tablespoon cheese mixture. Garnish each with 1 teaspoon tomato.
  5. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour or overnight before serving. Serve remaining cheese mixture with whole grain crackers.

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About Baked Zucchini Bites

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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