Zucchini Parmigiana


Zucchini parmigiana — mmmmmmm.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
1 9x13-inch baking dish


  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • 3 large zucchinis, sliced

  • 8 egg whites, divided

  • 3 cups ricotta cheese

  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped

  • 3 cups tomato sauce

  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking sheet.

  2. In a shallow and medium-sized bowl, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic, basil, and oregano. Set aside 2/3 cup of mixture.

  3. Place 2 egg whites in a small bowl. Dip zucchini slices in egg whites, then coat with the bread crumb mixture. Arrange coated slices on the prepared baking sheet, and bake 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned.

  4. In a medium bowl, mix ricotta, parsley, and remaining 6 egg whites.

  5. Spread 1/2 tomato sauce in the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish. Layer with 1/2 the zucchini, 1/2 the ricotta mixture, and 1/2 the mozzarella cheese. Repeat layers, and top with remaining bread crumb mixture.

  6. Bake 45 minutes in the preheated oven. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

238 Calories
9g Fat
21g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 238
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 1015mg 44%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 30mg 149%
Calcium 422mg 32%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 756mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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