5-Ingredient Parmesan Zucchini

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Fresh vegetables that taste like an indulgence!

With only a few ingredients, this Parmesan zucchini recipe makes an easy side dish when you’ve run out of ideas, and is great for a quick and healthy appetizer. A few minutes under the broiler brings out the flavor of the cheese and softens the zucchini just enough to make it tender and delicious. A sprinkling of fresh basil gives you a burst of fresh summer flavor.

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5-Ingredient Parmesan Zucchini

Easy to make and super tasty, these Parmesan Zucchini make a great appetizer or side dish.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 4 slices
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 2 zucchini sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 4 to 5 basil leaves sliced


  • Preheat oven to broil.
  • Lay zucchini slices on a non-stick baking sheet or large skillet.
  • Sprinkle with the Parmesan, salt, and pepper. Broil until cheese is golden and zucchini is soft, about 4-5 minutes. Be sure to keep a close watch on zucchini.
  • Sprinkle with the basil leaves before serving.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 4slices | Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 1
Keywords Gluten-Free, Keto, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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