Zucchini Pizza Bites Recipe

If you’re looking for a fun, low-carb alternative to traditional pizza, Zucchini Pizza Bites are a delightful option. These bites are not only easy to make but are also perfect for a healthy snack, a party appetizer, or even a kid-friendly dinner. Packed with the flavors of classic pizza toppings, they offer a burst of flavor in every bite and a great way to sneak some vegetables into your diet.


  • Medium-sized zucchinis
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Marinara sauce
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Mini pepperoni slices
  • Italian seasoning
  • Fresh basil, finely chopped, for garnish
  • Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish


  1. Preheat Oven and Prepare Zucchini: Start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius). While the oven is warming, wash the zucchinis and slice them into 1/2 inch thick rounds. Lay the slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Season: Brush each zucchini slice lightly with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add Toppings: Spoon a small amount of marinara sauce onto each slice, then sprinkle generously with shredded mozzarella. Add a few mini pepperoni slices to each and dust with Italian seasoning.
  4. Bake: Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for about 10-12 minutes, or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  5. Garnish and Serve: Once done, remove the zucchini bites from the oven. Immediately garnish with chopped fresh basil and a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese. Serve hot.


Zucchini Pizza Bites are not just delicious and easy to prepare but also a creative way to enjoy the essence of pizza without the guilt. These bites are versatile and can be customized with various toppings according to your preference. Whether serving them at a gathering or as a quick evening snack, they’re sure to be a hit with both adults and children alike. Enjoy this guilt-free treat any day of the week!