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Parmesan-Ranch Oven-Baked Zucchini Coins | Simple Summer Side

Not sure what to do with all of that zucchini from your garden? When you get tired of zucchini bread, give this yummy baked zucchini recipe a try!

Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini Coins -- need a good zucchini recipe to use up your bounty? This baked zucchini recipe, with its parmesan and ranch flavors, is absolutely fabulous! | baked zucchini parmesan | healthy baked zucchini | oven baked zucchini | easy baked zucchini | find the recipe on unsophisticook.com

It’s that time of year when zucchini harvests abound. Whether you’re growing your own, hitting the farmers market, or picking up a few at the grocery store, you’ll find plenty at the height of freshness and for a steal of a price.

However, zucchini just seems to be one of those veggies that a lot of cooks aren’t sure how to prepare. I know I don’t have a lot of zucchini recipes in my repertoire, either. So if you’re already growing weary of your favorite zucchini bread, I’ve got an amazing baked zucchini recipe to share with you…

Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini Coins -- need a good zucchini recipe to use up your bounty? This baked zucchini recipe, with its parmesan and ranch flavors, is absolutely fabulous! | baked zucchini parmesan | healthy baked zucchini | oven baked zucchini | easy baked zucchini | find the recipe on unsophisticook.com

How Do I Cook Zucchini in The Oven?

These Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini coins get loads of flavor from new Hidden Valley Cucumber Ranch, a delicious twist on the Original Ranch dressing. You’re definitely going to want to keep a bottle or two of this flavorful salad dressing on hand, because I think you’re going to want to make this yummy baked zucchini recipe over and over again this summer. It’s super quick and easy, making it a perfect side dish!

Simply slice up a couple of zucchini into 1/4-inch rounds. Spread each side with a thin layer of the ranch dressing, and then lay the rounds out on a baking sheet covered in aluminum foil (for easy cleanup). Sprinkle each coin with a little shredded Parmesan cheese and bake for about 15 minutes until the tops are starting to brown.

I mean, seriously… could it get any easier!?

I always like to add a little brightness to my baked and grilled foods with fresh herbs this time of year, and this baked zucchini recipe is no exception. I sprinkled some chopped fresh dill over the top, but chives, cilantro, or parsley would also be great alternatives.

Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini Coins -- need a good zucchini recipe to use up your bounty? This baked zucchini recipe, with its parmesan and ranch flavors, is absolutely fabulous! | baked zucchini parmesan | healthy baked zucchini | oven baked zucchini | easy baked zucchini | find the recipe on unsophisticook.com

This Baked Zucchini Recipe is A Hit!

Getting my kids to love their veggies has always been a challenge, but these zucchini coins literally flew off the platter. Seems like I need to figure out a way to put a twist on some other summertime veggies with Hidden Valley!

Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini Coins -- need a good zucchini recipe to use up your bounty? This baked zucchini recipe, with its parmesan and ranch flavors, is absolutely fabulous! | baked zucchini parmesan | healthy baked zucchini | oven baked zucchini | easy baked zucchini | find the recipe on unsophisticook.com

Parmesan-Ranch Oven-Baked Zucchini Coins

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 475 degrees.
  2. Wash the zucchini and slice it into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  3. Spread each side with a thin layer of Hidden Valley Cucumber Ranch, and lay them out on a baking sheet covered with aluminum foil. Sprinkle each coin with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake at 475 degrees for about 15-16 minutes or until the tops are starting to brown.

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More tasty zucchini recipes to try:

  • Want to learn how to make zucchini pasta with just 3 ingredients? Start with a bag of frozen zucchini noodles, and you can have this easy zucchini noodles recipe on your table in under 10 minutes! Low carb, gluten-free & Whole30 compliant.

From dressings and dips to sandwich spreads and side dish solutions, the special blend of herbs and spices makes Hidden Valley the perfect addition to any recipe. For more delectable ranch recipes, visit www.hiddenvalley.com.

Look for the Cucumber Ranch and other new Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing flavors on shelves this month! They retail for $3.59 at most major grocery stores and just $2.99 at Walmart.

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Hidden Valley; all opinions and text are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support this site!

Parmesan-Ranch Baked Zucchini Coins -- need a good zucchini recipe to use up your bounty? This baked zucchini recipe, with its parmesan and ranch flavors, is absolutely fabulous! | baked zucchini parmesan | healthy baked zucchini | oven baked zucchini | easy baked zucchini | find the recipe on unsophisticook.com
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