Zucchini Meatballs

Zucchini Meatballs

You'll love these meatless Zucchini Meatballs for a healthy, fresh vegetarian dinner! Serve them up with your favorite pasta sauce and noodles for a dinner your friends and family will love!


  •  1 Tbsp olive oil
  •  2 garlic cloves, pressed
  •  4 cups shredded zucchini
  •  1/2 tsp kosher salt
  •  several cranks of black pepper
  •  1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
  •  1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  •  1 tsp Italian seasoning
  •  1 large egg
  •  1/4 cup parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with non stick foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, drizzle olive oil and heat over medium high heat. Add garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Add in shredded zucchini.
  3. Cook for about 5 minutes, until most of the water in the skillet has evaporated. Transfer to a colander and press out remaining liquid.
  4. In a large bowl combine bread crumbs, egg, seasoning, basil, and parmesan cheese. Mix with the zucchini until fully blended.
  5. Using a 2Tbsp scoop, form 20 balls, rolling tightly, and transfer to prepared baking sheet. Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until firm and lightly browned.
  6. Serve meatballs with your favorite sauce on pasta, zoodles, or a hoagie with cheese! ENJOY!

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