Baked Zucchini Pizza Bites

Baked Zucchini Pizza Bites

How to Make Zucchini Pizza Bites the EASY Way!

Need a new idea for enjoying zucchini? Make this EASY, low-carb Zucchini Pizza Bites recipe. Just 6 ingredients are all you need to make this simple snack idea. Great as a healthy appetizer, too!

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Zucchini pizza bites on white platter topped with pepperoni and cheese.

How To Make Zucchini Pizza Bites

Did you plant zucchini in your garden this year, and now you have more than you know what to do with? This Zucchini Pizza Bites recipe is a fun, unique way to enjoy that zucchini, without making it into bread, cake, brownies or muffins.

All you need is 6 ingredients to make these pizza bites; zucchini, marinara or pizza sauce, mozzarella and Parmesan shredded cheese, pepperoni and Italian seasoning. Simply stack these little bites, bake ’em up and enjoy as a low-carb snack or appetizer.

Here’s how this easy zucchini recipe comes together:

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Zucchini on pan and sliced.

What zucchini is best for these pizza bites?

Choose medium-sized 8-10″ zucchini’s and slice them approximately 1/4″ in thickness. When making these pizza bites, lay the slices flat on a baking sheet that has been lined with a silicone baking mat or a sheet of parchment paper.

What can I make with zucchini?

In addition to these low carb zucchini pizza bites, you can make a number of things with zucchini; both sweet and savory. Here are a some other zucchini recipe ideas:

 

Four photo steps of how to make zucchini pizza bites.

How do you make zucchini pizza bites?

Here are the simple steps to assembling these easy pizza bites:

  1. Start by laying the sliced zucchini flat onto a lined baking sheet, making sure they are not overlapping.
  2. Next, top each zucchini slice with about 1 tsp. of marinara sauce.
  3. Then, about 1 tsp. of shredded mozzarella cheese to each zucchini.
  4. Next, top each zucchini with a slice of pepperoni.
  5. Lastly, top each zucchini with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese and a sprinkle of Italian seasoning.

 

Zucchini pizza bites, baked on a sheet pan.

How long do I bake zucchini pizza bites?

Bake the zucchini bites at 375 degrees for approximately 10-12 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted.

 

Close up of zucchini pizza bites, baked on a sheet pan.

Can I refrigerate or freeze these pizza bites?

These pizza bites are best enjoyed right away. When refrigerated the zucchini becomes slightly watery and mushy.

 

If you loved this healthy snack recipe, check out some of my other similar recipes:

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Here’s my recipe for my baked pizza bites:

Serves 30 pizza bites

Baked Zucchini Pizza Bites

Need a new idea for enjoying zucchini? Make this EASY, low-carb Zucchini Pizza Bites recipe. Just 6 ingredients are all you need to make this simple snack idea. Great as a healthy appetizer, too!

15 minPrep Time

12 minCook Time

27 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini, sliced 1/4" thick
  • 2/3 c. marinara sauce
  • 2/3 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c. sliced pepperoni (about 30 slices)
  • 1/3 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. Italian seasoning

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper.
  2. To the lined pan, add the zucchini slices in a single layer, not overlapping.
  3. Top each zucchini slice with about 1 tsp. of marinara, then about 1 tsp. of shredded mozzarella cheese, then a pepperoni slice, and then a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese. Top all of the assembled zucchini slices with a sprinkling of the Italian seasoning.
  4. Bake at 375 for 10-12 minute on an upper rack, until the cheese is completely melted.
  5. Remove from oven, and let cool for 5-10 minutes before enjoying.

Notes

Will yield approximately 30 pizza bites. Single Serving: 3 bites.

Mini pepperoni's can be used instead of regular-sized pepperoni. Marinara or pizza sauce can be used. Look for no-sugar added sauce to keep on the healthier side.

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Snack
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gluten free
egg free
soy free
wheat free
seafood free
treenut free
sesame free
mustard free
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Zucchini pizza bites, baked on a sheet pan and topped with cheese.

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