Crunchy Baked Zucchini Crisps

By     22-Jun 2018

Crunchy Baked Zucchini Crisps

You must be delighted  to welcome monsoons after blazing summer days. It is the best season to sit at home and relish a steaming cup of tea with a crispy snack. During this season our food craving is on high and there is nothing better than enjoying a hot, healthy, steamy, crispy snack on a rainy day. So what would be a better option than Baked Zucchini crisps? Let’s get started

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rolled oats
  • 1 tablespoon of bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Serving: 1

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Nutritional benefits: A healthy snack high in fiber, potassium, manganese and antioxidants like Vitamin C and vitamin A.

Best enjoyed with: Fresh, unsalted curd (or yoghurt).

Calories per serving: 115-120 kcal

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 450 degree F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Slice the zucchini into 1/4 inch thick slices.
  • In a bowl, toss the zucchini with the oil.
  • In another small bowl, combine the oats, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Sprinkle this mixture on the Zucchini rounds and place it on a prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake the rounds until they’re browned and crisp; this will take around 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove with spatula and serve immediately.

Over to you:

Here’s a crunchy snack containing antioxidants that prevent cancer, help the body to look young, keep the blood sugar in control and also have anti-inflammatory properties, thus making it must-try snack for this monsoon season.

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Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

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Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

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