Baked Zucchini Fries (Paleo, Gluten-free, Low-carb)

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This is one of my favorite ways to eat zucchini… baked zucchini fries! It makes a delicious and easy appetizer or side for any meal, it’s low-carb and bursting with flavor and texture, plus you can get as creative as you’d like with the dipping situation if you want. This will be your go-to zucchini fries recipe all summer-long to enjoy those beautiful, seasonal zucchinis — trust me!

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baked zucchini fries (paleo, low-carb, gluten-free) via Foodbymars
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Baked Zucchini Fries

One of my favorite ways to eat zucchini, dredged in almond meal and spices - this 30-minute dish will be a crowd pleaser.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: baked zucchini, baked zucchini fries, paleo zucchini fries, zucchini fries recipe
Servings: 2


  • 2 large zucchinis
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch of sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 large eggs


  • Preheat oven to 425f degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut zucchini into thick slices and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix almond meal with seasonings.
  • In a separate shallow bowl crack eggs and whisk together.
  • Dip zucchini pieces into the egg wash, then dredge in almond meal mix. Make sure they are well coated.
  • Add each piece to a baking sheet, make sure they're not overlapping.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, flipping halfway with tongs to get them crispy and golden on each side.
  • Serve zucchini fries warm with your favorite dipping sauce of choice! I love marinara and pesto or nothing at all.


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  • Jay JonesAugust 5, 2019 - 12:57 pm

    I’ve made this 3 times now.  Delicious!  It satisfying my “fry” craving while still being healthy.  Is there nutritional information available per serving?ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasAugust 18, 2019 - 10:08 pm

      Wonderful! I don’t have nutritional info, but you can add the recipe to a tool like if you need.ReplyCancel

  • Jay JonesAugust 5, 2019 - 1:03 pm

    I’ve made this recipe 3 times now!  Delicious!  It satisfies my “fry” craving while still being healthy.  Is there nutrition information per serving? ReplyCancel

  • NancyApril 24, 2020 - 12:40 am

    Love this recipe! I’ve made it several times. I added a little cayenne pepper. Delicious. ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasApril 27, 2020 - 7:02 pm

      awesome, so happy to hear!! great addition!ReplyCancel

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  • JeannetteOctober 2, 2020 - 9:53 am

    Wow, baked zucchini fries are such a good way to satisfy any snack cravings! Love how you can make so many and just put them straight into the oven. I’d love to also adapt this for the air fryer!ReplyCancel

  • SueOctober 2, 2020 - 12:11 pm

    I was looking for a new way to make zucchini, and I’m so glad I found this!. Thank you!ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasOctober 2, 2020 - 8:36 pm

      Wonderful! it’s a great way to use up all that late summer/leftover zucchini.ReplyCancel

  • Toni DashOctober 2, 2020 - 12:39 pm

    This is really delicious!! My kids enjoyed these!! Can;’t wait to make it again!ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasOctober 2, 2020 - 8:36 pm

      YAY I’m so glad!ReplyCancel

  • JessOctober 2, 2020 - 1:03 pm

    I love this! Such a great way to satisfy a craving in a healthier way!ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasOctober 2, 2020 - 8:36 pm

      amen! I agree!ReplyCancel

  • Beth SachsOctober 2, 2020 - 1:25 pm

    I make baked carrot fries regularly but I’m definitely going to have a go at these. They sound so tasty!ReplyCancel

    • Alison MarrasOctober 2, 2020 - 8:36 pm

      ooh me too but these are different, a nice change!ReplyCancel

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