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Herb Baked Zucchini

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This herb baked zucchini recipe is incredibly easy and has the perfect blend of herbs and spices that makes it delicious!

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Both Christopher and I enjoy this baked zucchini side dish, immensely. In fact, we have it often during the summer months and enjoy it each and every time .

This side dish is delicious both straight out of the oven or cold like I serve it on my Cobb salad.

What makes this dish so good is the blend of herbs make it such an intricate flavor treat for your taste buds.

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How to make herb baked zucchini


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper for easy clean up.

Step one

Gather the ingredients – zucchini, salt and olive oil.

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Step two

Wash the zucchini and cut off the ends. Cut each zucchini in 4 or 5 pieces, so each piece should be around one inch long.

Step three

Cut each of those pieces in quarters.

Gather the herbs and spices –  oregano, basil, tarragon, garlic powder, salt and a little pepper

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Step four

Get a mixing bowl and add the zucchini and herbs and spices.

Measure out the olive oil and to the zucchini. Mix with a rubber spatula until the zucchini is all covered.

Step five

Place each piece of herbed zucchini on the jelly roll pan, skin side down.

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See how nicely coated they all are?

Step six

Bake for 25 – 30 minutes.

Here they are, straight out of the oven.

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All that is left now is to plate them with some chicken thighs and a dollop of beans.

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These zucchini are so succulent and tasty that you will want to eat them first before even touching the other contents of your plate.

I hope you enjoyed this herb baked zucchini recipe.

And as always, may all your dishes be delish!

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Herb Baked Zucchini

This delicious and easy roasted zucchini is the perfect side dish! It's nicely seasoned and satisfying.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegetable
Keyword: baked zucchini, herb baked zucchini
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 3 Cups
Calories: 97kcal


  • 3 medium zucchini washed and cut in chunks
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano heaping
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil heaping
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon heaping
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder heaping
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground pepper or a few shakes
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil


  • Preheat oven 400 F and line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper
  • Cut zucchini in 4 – 5 slices, then cut each slice in half and then half again
  • Place the cut zucchini in a large mixing bowl and add the oregano, basil, tarragon, garlic powder, salt and pepper
  • Add the olive oil and mix thoroughly until all the zucchini is coated
  • Place each piece of zucchini skin side down on the pan and bake for 25 – 30 minutes
  • Eat
  • Smile
  • Enjoy
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This recipe makes 3 – 4 cups


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 97kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 113mg | Potassium: 511mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 35.1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.9mg
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