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A Healthy Indulgence: Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Chips

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Looking for a mouthwatering yet healthy snack? This recipe for baked Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Chips is easy to make and is a party on the lips but light on the hips. Whip these up for an appetizer, party snack, or even a side dish — you’re sure to please every taste bud in the house, even the ones craving a healthy alternative to fried foods.

Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Chips

zucchini chips
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INGREDIENTS:

For the zucchini chips:
2-3 zucchinis
2 cups breadcrumbs
¾ cup parmesan cheese
⅓ cup fresh basil, chopped
1 tablespoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 ½ teaspoons red pepper flakes
2 eggs

For the sauce:
⅓ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 450ºF/230ºC.
2. Cut off top and bottom of zucchinis and slice zucchinis into ½ – ¼ inch slices.
3. In a large bowl, mix together bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder, basil, and red pepper flakes.
4. In a small bowl, whisk eggs together.
5. Take a zucchini slice and dip it in egg wash, then coat it in bread crumb mix, coating all sides and patting mixture onto both sides. Repeat for all slices.
6. Transfer slices onto a large baking sheet.
7. Bake in oven for 15-20 minutes or until chips are golden brown.
8. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
9. Dip chips in sauce and enjoy!

Recipe by Tasty on BuzzFeed, July 2016