Baked Zucchini Balls (Gluten-Free)

“These zucchini balls can be served as a side dish or appetizer. I suggest serving them with your favorite sauce, such as ketchup, mayo, ranch dressing, or aioli sauce. For more healthy gluten-free, low-GI, pesco-vegetarian recipes, please visit my blog,”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 10 ounces zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 5 tablespoons gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon fresh herbs such as basil, oregano or 1 teaspoon mint
  • 1 egg
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free flour
  • olive oil, for coating the pan


  1. Grate the zucchini using a grater or food processor.
  2. Place the grated zucchini in a bowl, add a little bit of salt and set it aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Squeeze the water from the zucchini as much as possible.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C degrees. Line an oven tray with aluminum foil and spray some oil.
  5. Add Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, egg, herb, salt and pepper and mix well.
  6. Form the mixture into small balls.
  7. Coat the balls with flour and dust off excess flour.
  8. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes.
  9. (Optional) Broil a few minutes to brown the balls. Be careful not to burn the balls.
  10. Infuse love and serve immediately with your favorite sauce.

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