Another Oven Baked Zucchini Chips

Instead of reaching for a processed bag of chips, replace it with "Another Oven Baked Zucchini Chips" recipe for the fantastic heatlhier version of the popular snack. These oven baked zucchini chips are the perfect combination of seasoning, that turn a mild flavored vegetable into a tasty, crunchy treat.

These oven baked zucchini chips not only taste great, but they are a lot lower in calories, so less guilt! Some of the ingredients you will find in these oven baked zucchini chips recipe include zucchini cut into 1/8 inch to 1/4 inch slices, whole grain breadcrumbs, grated parmesan cheese, black pepper, salt and cayenne pepper. To start you will combine in a small mixing bowl the breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, black pepper, salt, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Next dip the zucchini slices into milk and dredge into bread crumbs to coat both sides. Note you may find it necessary to press crumbs onto zucchini slices to ensure the crumbs stick. Arrange the zucchini slices on a non stick cookie sheet and lightly mist with a non stick cooking spray.

Cheese is a food that is derived from milk and produced in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by coagulation of the milk protein casein. It uses the proteins and fat from milk, usually the milk of cows, buffalo, goats, or sheep. During cheese production, the milk is usually acidified, and adding the enzyme rennet causes coagulation. The solids are separated and pressed into final form. Some cheeses have molds on the rind or throughout. Most cheeses melt at cooking temperature. Hundreds of types of cheese from various countries are produced, the styles, textures and flavors depend on the origin of the milk, whether they have been pasteurized, the butterfat content, the bacteria and mold, the processing, and aging.

The zucchini also known as a courgette, is a summer squash which can reach nearly a meter in length, but is usually harvested at half that size or less. The zucchini is treated as a vegetable, usually cooked and presented as a savory dish. Zucchini are actually considered a fruit, a type of botanical berry, being the swollen ovary of the zucchini flower. The zucchini, like all squash, has its origins in the Americas. However, most of the varieties of squash that are typically called zucchini were developed in Italy, many generations after their initial introduction from the Americas. The zucchini is usually served cooked. It can be prepared using a variety of cooking techniques, to include steaming, boiling, grilling, stuffed and baked, barbecued, fried, or added in other recipes such as soufflés. The zucchini can also be baked into a bread, similar to banana bread or added into a cake mix. Its flowers can be eaten stuffed and are a delicacy when deep fried, as tempura.

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