Baked Zucchini Sticks with Sweet Onion Dip

Baked Zucchini Sticks with Sweet Onion Dip / Busy Mom's Helper

As I’ve mentioned before, my family isn’t great about eating our veggies, so I like to find ways to ‘play them up’. This recipe made the zucchini so flavorful and delicious, we ate it all in one sitting (even though I had planned to have enough to include in my hubby’s lunch the next two days)! The sweet onion dip could be used for so many things, also!

Zucchini Sticks:
3 medium Zucchini, skins on, cut into 3″ long sticks
Sprinkling of salt
1 cup Breadcrumbs
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tbsp. Italian seasoning
2 large Eggs, beaten

Preheat the oven to 425 Degrees.

Mix the breadcrumbs, salt, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning in a bowl. Put the eggs in a separate bowl.

Dip the sticks in the egg, then the breadcrumb mixture, covering completely. Place on a sprayed or lined baking sheet.

Bake for about 10-15 minutes, turn over, and continue another 5-10 minutes. You’ll know they’re done when the coating is nicely browned.

Sweet Onion Dip
1 tbsp. Butter
1 medium Sweet Onion, peeled and sliced
2 tbsp. Cider vinegar
2 tbsp. Honey
1 tbsp. Mustard
1 cup Mayo (or Miracle Whip)
Salt and Pepper, to taste

In a frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions, stirring occasionally. Cook about 10-15 minutes, or until the onion has softened and caramelized. Remove from the heat and add the cider vinegar.

Place the onions with vinegar, honey and mustard into a blender. Blend until smooth. Stir in the mayo, salt and pepper until combined. Store covered in the fridge until ready to serve.


Notes: This makes about 3 dozen zucchini sticks and 1 1/2 cups of the sweet onion dip.

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20 Responses to “Baked Zucchini Sticks with Sweet Onion Dip”

    • Thanks so much Cathy! LOVE that party 😀 Can’t wait for the next one, got some fun stuff for it! Hope you have a fantastic weekend!

    • Thanks so much Jeni! By the way, that 1st birthday was just so cute, love it!

    • It is so yummy, almost addictive! I agree….going to have to try it with chicken fingers next! We tried it with other veggies, chips, and a stir fry. I bet my kids would go crazy with the chicken, though, thank you so much for the idea! Have a wonderful weekend Sue!

  • I am a huge veggie lover and these look incredible! I pinned them 🙂

    • Oh I’m so jealous…I wish I loved veggies more! There’s the few I can’t get enough of, but overall struggle 🙁 Thanks so much for visiting my little blog….hope you have a fantastic weekend!

  • I love this recipe! I just recently went meat-free so this will come in handy.

    • Oh, perfect then! Always good to have new ideas 😀 Thanks so much, and have a marvelous weekend!

  • I think I am going to try this out. Looks delicious…!!

    Thank you,
    Ellya

    • Thanks so much Ellya! Let me know what you think of it….I LOVE feedback and suggestions 🙂 I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

  • This looks great and what a great way to get them to eat their vegis. Thanks so much for sharing with Wednesday’s Adorned From Above Blog Hop.
    Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com

    • Thanks again, ladies! I know, such a good feeling finding something that they’ll eat 😀

  • These look wonderful! Newest follower…You can find me on HickoryTrail

    • Thanks again, Angela! Can’t wait to get to know you and your blog better 😀

  • oohhh…those sound so good right now! What a great recipe!! I can’t wait to try it!

    ~Jen @ Yummy Healthy Easy

    • Thanks so much Jen! I know, I’m craving them again, too! 😀 I guess it’s not a bad thing to crave veggies, right? Hope your weekend is absolutely fantastic!

  • I can’t wait to try this! I love zucchini. 🙂 My kids, on the other hand, lol. So, this would be a perfect way to get them to try it. Thanks so much for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” I enjoy reading all of the recipes you share! 🙂

    • Thanks Lisa! I do, too….one of my favorite veggies! Mine won’t usually eat zucchini or squash, but they sure loved these 😀 You’re so sweet to say that, totally made my night!!!

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