Cheesy Garlic Zucchini Steaks Recipe

Juicy and flavorful zucchini steaks topped with a cheesy, garlicky crust. Perfect as a side dish or a vegetarian main course.


  • 4 large zucchinis
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare Zucchini: Wash the zucchinis and trim the ends. Slice each zucchini lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick steaks.
  3. Season Zucchini: Place the zucchini steaks on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with minced garlic, salt, and black pepper. Ensure they are evenly coated.
  4. Bake: Place the zucchini steaks in the preheated oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Add Cheese Mixture: In a small bowl, combine the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning. Remove the zucchini from the oven and sprinkle the cheese mixture evenly over each steak.
  6. Broil: Turn on the broiler and broil the zucchini steaks for 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Remove from the oven and garnish with freshly chopped parsley. Serve immediately and enjoy your cheesy garlic zucchini steaks!

Feel free to adjust the seasonings and cheese to your taste. This recipe pairs well with a fresh salad or your favorite protein. Enjoy!

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