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Roasted Parmesan zucchini stacked on a white plate and topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Roasted Parmesan Zucchini

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This easy, roasted Parmesan zucchini is generously topped with Parmesan then baked till golden brown for tender veggies with a subtle crunch.


Units Scale
  • 3 large zucchini (about 1.5 lbs), sliced into 1/4″ rounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated


  1. Add sliced zucchini, olive oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl. Toss to mix and coat the zucchini well in the olive oil and seasonings.
  2. Transfer zucchini rounds to a baking sheet and arrange in a single layer.
  3. Top zucchini rounds with a generous sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake in the center rack at 400°F for 9-10 minutes.
  5. Broil for about 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese tops are golden brown.
  6. Dish and serve warm.
  7. Enjoy!


  • Baking and broiling times may vary, depending on your oven.
  • Add some zest – Brighten things up with a drizzle of lemon juice or with some lemon zest.
  • Add more seasoning – Season with Italian seasoning or with fresh chopped herbs like basil, oregano, parsley, or thyme.
  • Add more flavor – Add more crunch by mixing or topping the zucchini with Italian or panko bread crumbs.
  • Scroll up to RECIPE TIPS for more useful tips, suggestions and ingredient substitutions.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins