Zucchini Pizza Bites


Think of these zucchini pizza bites as a fun gluten-free alternative to bagel bites. Be sure not to overcook the zucchini or the bites may become soggy. We like the classic pepperoni topping, but feel free to experiment with your own favorites.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
16 pieces


  • 4 large zucchini (about 2 inches in diameter)

  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium marinara sauce

  • ¾ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

  • 16 slices pepperoni

  • 2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cut zucchini crosswise to make 16 (1-inch-thick) slices. Arrange the slices in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with pepper and salt. Bake until starting to soften, 15 to 18 minutes. Remove from oven; top evenly with marinara, mozzarella and pepperoni.

  2. Switch the oven to broil and place a rack 8 inches from the heat. Broil the bites until the cheese is lightly browned and the pepperoni is crispy around the edges, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

93 Calories
5g Fat
7g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Serving Size 2 pieces
Calories 93
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 6g 12%
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Vitamin A 526IU 11%
Vitamin C 29mg 32%
Folate 44mcg 11%
Sodium 314mg 14%
Calcium 116mg 9%
Iron 1mg 4%
Magnesium 36mg 9%
Potassium 509mg 11%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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