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Zucchini Eyeballs
October 10, 2012 | Home >Kids in the Kitchen > Healthy Kids >Zucchini Eyeballs

Zucchini Eyeballs

We made these Zucchini Pizzas for our meal planning site during the summer.  It wasn’t until I was looking through some old pictures that I decided they look like eyeballs and would be perfect for Halloween!!

We love finding healthy food for a holiday that is famous for being the most unhealthy of them all!  With all the candy and junk food kids get, it will actually be welcoming to have a little vegetables and protein for a snack on Halloween.

While there is still a week or two left of the zucchini harvest, you should get all you can out of the zucchini’s that are left.

Zucchini is terrific for kids because:

  • It’s high in vitamin C
  • It takes on the flavor of foods you cook it with easily, helping kids to accept it.
  • It’s a good source of manganese and vitamin A  (Zucchini eyeballs for healthy eyes!)

Zucchini Eyeballs. Halloween is days away! Add this snack to your festive spread!
This snack is also a great way to get kids in the kitchen! Simply cut zucchini into diagonals, arrange slices on a baking sheet, and top with marinara sauce, cheeses, and olives. (see full recipe below)

For more zucchini ideas, check out our ZUCCHINI PAGE!

Zucchini Eyeballs

Zucchini Eyeballs
Serves: 4


  • 1 medium – zucchini
  • 1/2 cup – spaghetti or marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup – mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 8 jumbo – black olives, canned


  1. Cut zucchini into diagonals, about 1/4 inch thick.
  2. Arrange slices on a baking sheet.
  3. Top with marinara sauce, cheese, and sliced olives.
  4. Broil in oven, on high for 2-4 minutes. Watch carefully- they cook fast!

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition per serving % daily value
  • Calories: 55 3%
  • Fat: 2 g 3%
  • Carb: 5 g 2%
  • Fiber: 1 g 4%
  • Protein: 2 g 4%
  • Sugar: 3 g
written by
Amy Roskelley

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