Zucchini Garlic and Herb Bites

Zucchini Garlic and Herb Bites

  • Author: Cuts and Crumbles
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 18 mins
  • Total Time: 28 mins
  • Yield: 20 balls 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Side Dish


Little zucchini tots that are loaded with flavor and fresh herbs! Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, then dipped in a warm marinara sauce for an italian pop! Only 14 calories per ball! (0 SP)



  • 1 C zucchini, grated and drained well (about 1.5 medium sized zucchini)
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 C breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 C asiago cheese (or parmesan)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Start by grating about 1 and half medium sized zucchini using a box grater into a clean kitchen towel. Using the towel, squeeze as much water as possible out of the zucchini and measure out about 1 C of zucchini. Add to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Grate the garlic and add to the zucchini.
  3. Chop the chives, parsley, basil and oregano and add to the zucchini and garlic.
  4. Add in the egg, breadcrumbs, cheese and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray.
  6. Spoon mixture into about 1 inch balls and add to baking sheet. Mix will make about 20 balls.
  7. Cook for 15-18 minutes or until zucchini balls begin to slightly brown, turning half way.
  8. Enjoy! Serve with a side of warmed marinara sauce!


0 SP per bite
Make sure you get as much water out of the zucchini as possible to get your bites to turn out crispy and not soggy! 🙂


  • Serving Size: 1 ball
  • Calories: 14
  • Sugar: 0.4 g
  • Sodium: 19.1 mg
  • Fat: 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.4 g
  • Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 10.3 mg