Zucchini Tots

Zucchini Tots

Zucchini tots are similar to traditional tater tots, only made with shredded zucchini. A great after-school snack and sneak in some veggies!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 24 pieces
Calories 33kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch



  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • marinara sauce to dip


  • Preheat the oven to 400F
  • Prepare a baking sheet by leaving a stone in the oven or lining a sheet with parchment paper
  • Shred the zucchini
  • Place in a mesh strainer or use a cheesecloth to squeeze out as much liquid as possible
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the marinara
  • Scoop by the tablespoon and place on the prepared baking dish
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the tots are golden brown
  • Serve warm with marinara sauce to dip


Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 144mg | Potassium: 34mg | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 0.2mg