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Parmesan Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes

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Turn those fresh summer vegetables into a delicious side dish the whole family with love. These Parmesan roasted zucchini and tomatoes are quick and easy to put together and they taste like a million bucks.

Parmesan roasted zucchini and cherry tomatoes fresh from the oven with melted cheese and seasonings on the cooked vegggies.

Roasted zucchini and cherry tomatoes are a great side dish for pasta, grilled meats, and more. It is a wonderful combination of flavors and there are so many ways to customize it and make it your own.

This recipe gives garden fresh vegetables a flavor kick with garlic, herbs and of course Parmesan cheese. These yummy roasted zucchini and cherry tomatoes are sure to be gobbled up at your dinner table.

Gardeners know there are a few of kinds of produce that can easily get away from you if you aren’t careful. Zucchini and cherry tomatoes happen to be two of those things.

Ingredients including zucchini, yellow squash, cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, parmesan cheese, oil, and seasonings ready to be made into baked zucchini and tomatoes with cheese.

Even if you only plant one or two of each plant, you can easily be overrun with the vegetables they produce. The next thing you know, you have a pile of zucchini and more cherry tomatoes than you can pick.

Luckily there are so many great recipes you can make from them. This is one of our favorite simple side dishes made from the plentiful summer bounty.

I love  the flavors and textures from the Italian sausage and zucchini sheet pan supper, so I thought I would do a twist on that to make it a side dish. Of course a nice big handful or two of Parmesan never hurt, so I tossed that on as well.

The veggies come out with a great texture and loads of flavor and the melted cheese really adds that extra something that makes them more fun than just a plate of veggies.  I could honestly sit down with a huge plate of this and call it dinner.

These veggies would also make a great side dish for cheese stuffed chicken Parmesan meatloaf. But we are also happy serving them with burgers, or whatever simple summer dinner we cook up.

You could even make them with scrambled eggs for a tasty breakfast or brunch. There really is no wrong way to serve them.

So next time your garden is burying you in zucchini and tomatoes, be sure to pull up this recipe. It is going to make you beg for more!

Tips and Tricks

Use the recipe as a guideline, but use whatever you happen to have on hand. It would be great with all zucchini or all yellow squash, it doesn’t have to be a mix of both.

You can also use grape tomatoes, or you could chop a larger tomato or two if that is what you have on hand.

Sheet pan filled with baked zucchini and tomatoes topped with melted Parmesan cheese, ready to serve.

Olive oil goes well with these flavors, but avocado oil or any other oil that can withstand the 400F temperature will work.

Feel free to play with the herbs as well. I always have dried herbs on hand, but some fresh herbs would be tasty.

To add a little zip, put a Tablespoon or two of balsamic or white wine vinegar in the mix.

More Summery Side Dish Recipes

Summer corn salad is the full of fresh flavors and veggies. Corn, cucumbers and tomatoes come together to make a bright and fun salad.

Tomato and cheese pie is like a fresh tomato sandwich, but in pie form. It is always fun to eat and is best with garden fresh tomatoes.

Baked zucchini and tomatoes with cheese on plate with pasta, ready to eat.

Creamy dill and cucumber salad is a cool and fresh side dish. The sour cream and dill dressing goes so well with the cucumber slices.

Mediterranean quinoa salad is simple to make and loaded with texture and flavor. It is another great summer side dish featuring fresh tomatoes and cucumbers.

close up pan of roasted zucchini and tomatoes with melted Parmesan cheese and seasonings.

Parmesan Roasted Zucchini and Tomatoes

Carlee
Turn those fresh summer vegetables into a delicious side dish the whole family with love. Parmesan roasted zucchini and tomatoes is a simple and delicious way to get your family to eat more veggies.
4.79 from 14 ratings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 190 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 small zucchini
  • 2 small yellow summer squash
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • salt and pepper
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Slice zucchini about ¼ inch thick and halve cherry tomatoes.
  • In a large bowl mix together the olive oil, garlic, oregano, basil and a healthy pinch of salt and pepper. Toss veggies to coat and let sit for a few minutes.
  • Spread over the prepared sheet pan and sprinkle liberally with grated Parmesan cheese. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the zucchini is cooked to your liking.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 190kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 8gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 293mgFiber: 5gSugar: 11g
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Turn those fresh summer vegetables into a delicious side dish the whole family with love. Parmesan roasted zucchini and tomatoes is a simple and delicious way to get your family to eat more veggies.

Thanks for sharing!

Recipe Rating




Julia

Saturday 1st of June 2019

This is a great idea to use up squash and zucchini from the garden!

Carlee

Saturday 8th of June 2019

It is simple but so tasty!

Carlee

Sunday 26th of August 2018

It really is a good and simple way to enjoy those garden veggies!

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies

Thursday 23rd of August 2018

This looks delicious! We didn't plant any squash plants at all this year, and I am missing them so much. We had some kind of squash "bug" going on, so hopefully next year the plants will be happier. Speaking of plants... your tomatoes!! They are HUGE!!

Carlee

Sunday 26th of August 2018

We had an squash bug infestation a few years back and that made us a little shy to plant more. Luckily we tend to get plenty gifted to us. We did dip our toes back in the water this year with cucumbers and so far so good.

Debbie

Tuesday 14th of August 2018

Hi Carlee, your tomato plants are monsters!. I'm worried they are going to try to take over the world!... Our tomatoes and cucumbers are coming to an end now, they never seem to last past August, it's just too hot I think... At the moment corgettes are in a bundance in the supermarket and I still have cherry tomatoes on the plants. Anything covered inmelted cheese is a winner in this house.

xx

Carlee

Sunday 26th of August 2018

They are definitely trying to take over the world! My husband trims them and the cucumber plants every week or two to keep them in their designated areas!

Chris

Saturday 11th of August 2018

I'm loving all those colors!! And I'm always looking for a good side dish to make with squash.

Carlee

Monday 13th of August 2018

Thank you!