How to Make Zucchini Fritters

How to Make Zucchini Fritters image by Jean Scheijen ~ sxc

Getting your kids to eat their veggies is not always easy, so a parent must be creative in their presentation. Whether you are a zucchini lover or not, you'll love these tasty zucchini fritters that match the goodness of veggies and the crunch of a fritter. Ready to get your zucchini on? Here's how.


Step 1

Wash zucchini and grate until you have about 4 cups. Place in a strainer and salt to get rid of some of the water content.

Step 2

Finely grate small onion.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, beat the 3 eggs.

Step 4

Stir in the Dijon mustard, flour and Parmesan cheese.

Step 5

Fold in the zucchini and onion.

Step 6

Preheat your 10-inch pan and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Heat.

Step 7

Add the fritter mix. Spoon 1to 2 tablespoons of mix per fritter. Fry in small batches.

Step 8

Add more oil as necessary as you work. Drain fritters on paper toweling before serving.

Step 9

Serve with a picante or spaghetti sauce.

Tips and Warnings

Monitor your heated oil carefully, so fritters don't burn.

Things You'll Need

3 or 4 zucchinis, 1 small onion, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, fresh, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 3 eggs, cage-free, 1/3 cup flour, Olive oil, 10-inch non-stick pan

About this Author

Diane Steinbach has been writing for a variety of professional, educational and entertainment publications for over 15 years. Her work consists of three books on art therapy including : "Art as Therapy: Innovations, Inspiration and Ideas" (Steinbach, 2005.) She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in art therapy and behavioral science from Mount Mary College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Photo by: Jean Scheijen ~ sxc

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