Zucchini and cheese tots

Gluten Free Low Sodium

Cooked zucchini has more vitamin A then raw zucchini for healthy eyes and immune system.



1 tablespoon chia seeds
3 tablespoons water
2 medium zucchini (12-14 ounces)
1/2 cup shredded asiago cheese
1 1/4 cup gluten-free rice cereal, crushed
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning


1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with non-stick cooking spray or brush with canola oil.

2. Place chia seeds and water in a small dish. Mix and let set for 5 minutes until it is a gel-like consistency.

3. Shred the zucchini. Using paper towels or a clean dish towel squeeze excess water out of the zucchini. In a large mixing bowl combine zucchini, cheese, cereal, garlic and seasoning. Add the chia seed mixture (from Step 2). 

4. Using a tablespoon measure, form the tots. Place on baking sheet and bake for 20-22 minutes. 

Makes 8 servings

Recipe contains: Milk

*Option not included in nutrition facts

Carb choices per serving: 1/2 

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First Published: 11/09/2020
Last Reviewed: 11/06/2020

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Serve with some fun dips such as sour cream and chives, buffalo, ranch or one of your favorite salad dressings.*

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