EASY LOW-CARB ZUCCHINI TOMATO BITES

Easy Low-Carb Zucchini Tomato Bites

Introduction:
Looking for a delicious and healthy snack or appetizer that’s low in carbs? These Easy Low-Carb Zucchini Tomato Bites are the perfect solution! Packed with flavor and nutrients, these bite-sized treats feature fresh zucchini and juicy tomatoes, topped with savory cheese and herbs. They’re quick to make, incredibly satisfying, and perfect for anyone following a low-carb or keto lifestyle.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium zucchinis, sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease it with olive oil.
  1. Prepare the Zucchini and Tomatoes:
  • Slice the zucchinis into rounds, about 1/4 inch thick.
  • Halve the cherry tomatoes.
  1. Assemble the Bites:
  • Arrange the zucchini rounds on the prepared baking sheet in a single layer.
  • Top each zucchini round with a halved cherry tomato.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the zucchini and tomato slices.
  • Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over each zucchini and tomato slice.
  • Season with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • Finish by sprinkling grated Parmesan cheese over the top.
  1. Bake in the Oven:
  • Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, and the zucchini is tender.
  1. Garnish and Serve:
  • Once done, remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the zucchini tomato bites cool slightly.
  • Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired, before serving.

Tips:

  • You can customize these bites by adding your favorite toppings, such as sliced olives, diced bell peppers, or cooked bacon bits.
  • For extra flavor, sprinkle some crushed red pepper flakes or dried oregano over the bites before baking.
  • Serve these zucchini tomato bites as a healthy snack, appetizer, or side dish.

Description:
These Easy Low-Carb Zucchini Tomato Bites are bursting with freshness and flavor, making them the perfect guilt-free snack or appetizer. With tender zucchini, juicy cherry tomatoes, and gooey melted cheese, each bite is a delight for the taste buds. Whether you’re following a low-carb or keto diet or simply looking for a nutritious and delicious snack, these zucchini tomato bites are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Nutritional Information:
(Serving Size: 4 zucchini tomato bites)

  • Calories: 120 kcal
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 6g

(Note: Nutritional information is approximate and may vary depending on specific ingredients and serving size.)

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