Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters are crisp on the edges with tender centers. These zucchini fritters are a kid-friendly family favorite. Zucchini Fritters are a clever way to get the kids to eat their veggies. These versatile Zucchini fritters are also great served as a side dish or for brekkie at the weekend.

Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients

  • 1 medium zucchini, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 egg
  • Fresh ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lay the grated zucchini on a layer of paper towels and sprinkle with salt. Allow to sit for 5 minutes and transfer to a strainer. Using a wooden spoon or spatula, press out as much liquid as you can.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. Stir until just combined.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and drop spoonfuls of the mixture a couple of inches apart. Bake for 10 minutes, flip and bake for 10 more until both sides are golden brown. Serve with sour cream or yogurt if desired.
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NOTE: For crispier fritters, spray or brush each fritter with a little olive oil just before flipping the first time, then spray the other side once flipped.

Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: About 3 fritters | Calories: 87 | Total Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g| Carbohydrates: 15 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 2 g | Protein: 4g | SmartPoints: 3 |