Parmesan Zucchini Tots

These homemade tater tot alternatives are a fun, delicious, and healthy alternative to regular tater tots. They make a great snack food or side dish for a get-together! You will need a vegetable grater to make these tasty tots.

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  • 1 ½ cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • garlic salt




Shred zucchini with your vegetable grater. Pat and squeeze the shredded zucchini with paper towels to dry. I always sprinkle some garlic salt on them and let them sit for about 10 minutes to soak up moisture while I get the rest of my ingredients together. Get them as dry as possible with paper towels.

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.

Add your 1 ½ cups shredded zucchini to a large mixing bowl, along with the bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, and your egg.

Take one tablespoon of your zucchini mixture and squeeze in your hand into the cylindrical shape of a tot. Place onto your greased baking sheet. Repeat until all your tots are shaped.

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Place in the oven and bake for 20 minutes until the bottoms of the tots are crispy. Flip all the zucchini tots and bake for another 5 minutes and remove from the oven.

Once cooked, plate your tots!

Serve with dipping sauces of your choice, but I suggest marinara! Enjoy!