½Tablespoon ranch seasoninghomemade or store bought
⅓cup Parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese, shredded
3 stripsbacon, cooked and crumbled
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray non-stick spray on baking sheet, set aside. Note 1.
Slice the zucchini into ½ inch rounds. Thicker slices will result in more tender zucchini, while thinner will be more crispy. See Note 2.
Place the zucchini in a single layer on the prepared sheet pan. Bake for 5 minutes. The zucchini will appear somewhat dry.
Brush olive oil on the zucchini rounds.
Then sprinkle with the ranch seasoning, Parmesan or cheddar cheese, and chopped bacon.
Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and the cheese is melted.
Note 1: For a quicker cleanup, feel free to use either parchment paper or aluminum foil on the baking sheet. Spray the paper or foil with non-stick spray before adding the veggies. Note 2: Use a mandolin for even slicing. A good sharp knife works well.Be sure to check Expert Tips and FAQs above with important tips and questions that can help make a delicious recipe.Variations:
Any of your favorite spice blends can be used for these zucchini chips. Homemade Seasoning Salt is a great choice and we use this seasoning for many recipes. Cajun Seasoning is another favorite with a nice spice to it. Italian Seasoning is another good option for flavor.
The thickness of the zucchini slices can be adjusted to your preference. Thin slices will be more crispy and thicker slices are more tender.
Feta, Gouda, or goat cheese are all great choices to top the chips.
I'm not a registered dietician, I do my best to provide the most accurate nutritional values. Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation. Actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and portion sizes.