Healthy nuggets in the oven: what to cook with zucchini, besides pancakes

Tetiana KoziukFood
Recipe for zucchini nuggets in the oven. Source: Pexels

Traditionally, zucchini is only used to make pancakes. But this familiar vegetable can be cooked in a new way, namely, as delicious nuggets. They are also quite dietary and low-calorie if baked in the oven.

Food blogger Yana Lazarenko (yanika.lazarenko) shared a recipe for zucchini nuggets that can be cooked in the oven on her Instagram page.

Zucchini nuggets recipe in the oven


  • zucchini – 1 pc.
  • eggs – 2 pcs.
  • breadcrumbs – 2 tbsp.
  • hard cheese – 50-80 g
  • flour
Zucchini dishes


  • sour cream
  • garlic
  • herbs

Method of preparation:

1. Zucchini cut into thin slices.

2. Beat the eggs with a fork.

Low-calorie zucchini nuggets

3. Grate the cheese, then mix with breadcrumbs and spices.

4. Dip each piece of zucchini in flour, egg and breadcrumbs. Put it on the parchment.

Nuggets in the oven

5. Bake at 180 degrees for 20 minutes.

6. Serve with the sauce.

Sauce for nuggets

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