Zucchini Fritters Recipe

These zucchini fritters are unbelievably easy to make, low calorie, and the perfect way to sneak in some veggies!

Simply grate your zucchini, drain them completely using a dish cloth, and throw them in a bowl with all of your other ingredients. From there, scoop them right out onto a hot skillet, flattening them up to resemble a pancake. Flip, cook, serve. Easy enough, right?

Zucchini Fritters

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds zucchini, grated
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup grated Parmesan
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 large egg, beaten
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

Place grated zucchini in a colander over the sink. Add salt and gently toss to combine; let sit for 10 minutes. Using a clean dish towel or cheese cloth, drain zucchini completely.
In a large bowl, combine zucchini, flour, Parmesan, garlic and egg; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Scoop tablespoons of batter for each fritter, flattening with a spatula, and cook until the underside is nicely golden brown, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook on the other side, about 1-2 minutes longer.
Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 185.4 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.0g 18%
Saturated Fat 3.0g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 101.9mg 34%
Sodium 728.9mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 11.9g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%
Sugars 4.6g
Protein 8.6g 17%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This dish will give you nearly 3 servings of vegetables per portion! And the zucchini provides vitamins A and E while the cheese provides fat to help your body absorb these vitamins. Double win!

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