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Savory Carrot & Zucchini Squares

Kids will love these bars for a yummy snack or savory dessert. They are loaded with healthy veggies like onions, carrots and zucchini. Add dried fruits or pistachios for a sweet twist.

Savory Carrot & Zucchini Squares

Savory Carrot & Zucchini Squares

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 2 medium zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 medium sweet onion, grated
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup whole wheat pancake/waffle mix
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with parchment paper and coat with non-stick baking spray.
  3. Add zucchini, onion and carrots to clean dish towel. Gather ends and ring veggies to remove excess liquid.
  4. Add veggies to large bowl. Mix in Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, garlic power, cheese, pancake mix, eggs and oil until well combined.
  5. Spread mixture into prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 168Total Fat: 11.52gSodium: 352mgCarbohydrates: 10.07gFiber: .42gProtein: 5.64g

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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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  1. Just tried to make these. Followed the directions perfectly. What I ended up with was a soggy, squishy, raw pan of goo. So, I left them in the oven an extra 20 minutes and they are now a browned soggy glop. Gross

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