Cook : 00:30
So healthy and crunchy, these baked treats offer taste and nutrition without the fat of deep-frying.
3 medium zucchini
½ cup (56 g) wheat germ
½ cup (55 g) finely chopped almonds
¼ cup (25 g) grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons (28 g) unsalted butter,melted
Cut each zucchini lengthwise into fourths,then lengthwise into halves to form sticks.Cut each stick lengthwise into halves(each zucchini makes 16 sticks).
Mix wheat germ, almonds, and cheese inplastic bag. Roll about 8 zucchini sticks ata time in butter until evenly coated. Liftwith fork. Shake sticks in wheat germ. Layon an ungreased baking sheet. Cook in350°F (180°C, gas mark 4) oven untilcrisp and tender, about 15 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings
Each with: 61 g water; 168 calories (62% fromfat, 17% from protein, 21% from carb); 8 gprotein; 12 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 5 gmonounsaturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 gcarb; 3 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 221 mg phosphorus; 87mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 74 mg sodium; 341 mgpotassium; 271 IU vitamin A; 37 mg vitamin E;11 mg vitamin C; 14 mg cholesterol