Air Fryer Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Bites

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Wouldn’t it be dreamy if we could snack on pizza all day every day? Unfortunately, our bodies would get pretty mad at us if we did. So we created the next best thing… air fryer cheesy zucchini pizza bites.


Are these “real” pizzas? No. But do they provide a very similar taste with fewer calories and more nutrition? You bet! Snack with less guilt but still get that pizza flavor we all crave.

These bite-sized “pizzas” make the ultimate after-school snack. Kids gobble them up and you can feel good about getting one more veggie into their diets!


They are also great for snacking on during your favorite movie or tv show. Plus, these pizza bites can be served as an appetizer too. They pair perfectly with most pasta dishes. So on your next Italian night, add them to the menu!

How to make air fryer cheesy zucchini pizza bites

It’s nearly impossible to find a recipe easier than this one! While these cheesy zucchini pizza bites pack a lot of flavor in each bite-sized round, they are made from just a few simple ingredients: zucchini, garlic powder, salt and pepper, parmesan cheese, and canola oil. Then, serve them with marinara sauce to capture that pizza flavor.

This recipe takes about five minutes of prep time and five to seven minutes to cook in the air fryer. In about ten minutes, this crave-able snack is ready to eat!

Air Fryer Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Bites

Air Fryer Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Bites

The next time you are craving a pizza-like snack, pop out the air fryer and whip up these air-fried cheesy zucchini pizza bites.

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Air Fryer Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Bites

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Air Fryer Cheesy Zucchini Pizza Bites

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes


  • 1 zucchini sliced thinly (1/4 inch or 1/8 inch for crispier rounds)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp canola oil


  • Place zucchini slices in a medium-sized bowl and toss with canola oil, salt and pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Place zucchini slices in a single layer in the air fryer and sprinkle evenly with parmesan cheese.
  • Cook in the air fryer for 5-7 minutes at 400 degrees.
  • Serve hot with marinara sauce.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer
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Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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