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5-Minute Sloppy Joe


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1/4 cup CarbquikTM
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/8 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 1 packet Toast Parisien (ground fine in food processor to convert into ½ cup of breadcrumbs)
  • Italian Herbs, salt and pepper to taste
  • Cayenne Pepper to taste (optional)


  • Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray.
  • Cut zucchini into 2-inch long wedges.
  • Place CarbquikTM in a shallow dish.
  • Combine eggs and water in another shallow dish.
  • Mix Toast Parisien breadcrumbs with seasonings in a third shallow dish.
  • Dredge the zucchini first in the CarbquikTM, then in the egg, then in the Toast Parisien breadcrumbs mixture, shaking off the excess.
  • Place the zucchini in a single layer in the prepared air fryer basket. Coat well with cooking spray.
  • Cook at 360°F until crispy and tender, about 12 minutes.

For best results, serve immediately.
For an optional dipping sauce, try Doc’s Citrus Cilantro Ranch Dip.
For a little more zip add some hot sauce. Delicious!

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