Zucchini Tots

I- Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini;
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced;
  • 1/2 cup dry Italian seasoned breadcrumbs;
  • 2 large eggs;
  • 4 ounces of extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded;
  • 3 tbsp. panko breadcrumbs;
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

II- Directions:

  1. After shredding your zucchini lay out on a clean kitchen towel and sprinkle salt on it.
  2. Let it sit 15 minutes and then squeeze out as much water as you can.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, add in zucchini, onion, bread crumbs, eggs, and cheese.
  4. Add salt and pepper and stir well.
  5. Spray a 24 cup mini muffin with cooking spray and then put zucchini mixture in each cup.
  6. Press each cup down slightly to compress. Sprinkle each cup with just a few panko crumbs for some added crunch.
  7. Bake at 400F degrees (204C) for 16-20 minutes, or until slightly golden brown and desired crispiness.
  8. If using the muffin pan, run a knife to loosen as soon as you get them out of the oven.
  9. Let cool for a minute, then remove from pan and serve. Enjoy!!

III- Nutrition Facts per 4 Tots:

  • 60 Calories;
  • Fat: 3.25g;
  • Saturated fat: 1.75g;
  • Cholesterol: 33.75mg;
  • Carbs: 4.25g;
  • Fiber: 0.5g;
  • Sugars: 1g;
  • Protein: 3.5g.

Smart Points Value: 2