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Zucchini Pizza Bites

These little Zucchini Pizza Bites make a great appetizer or snack for the kids. Gluten free and low carb.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5
Calories: 172kcal
Author: Colleen Kennedy

Ingredients

  • 20 thick slices of Zucchini 2 medium zucchini sliced
  • ½ TBS grapeseed or olive oil
  • ½ c pizza sauce or marinara sauce
  • 1 c shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 20 slices pepperoni
  • Grated Parmesan cheese to garnish
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Italian seasoning to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Slice 20 thick rounds of zucchini, toss them in ½ tsp of the olive oil.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper place the zucchini slices on a rack on a baking sheet, and sprinkle them with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bake for 10 minutes, and remove from the oven.
  • Spread a small amount of pizza/marinara sauce atop each zucchini round and then
  • some shredded mozzarella cheese on each zucchini slice, and then top each slice with pepperoni.
  • Optional: Sprinkle on Italian seasoning atop the cheese to taste and bake for 5-10 minutes until the cheese is melted and browned on top.
  • Remove the zucchini pizza bites from the oven and let them sit for a few minutes. Garnish with grated parmesan cheese and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 502mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g