Zucchini Patties With Parmesan Cheese

A plate of zucchini patties
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
296 Calories
19g Fat
19g Carbs
13g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 296
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 241mg 80%
Sodium 659mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Protein 13g
Calcium 155mg 12%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These easy zucchini patties or fritters are flavored with Parmesan cheese and herbs. A small amount of mayonnaise goes into the batter as well. The batter is a snap to prepare, and they are cooked like pancakes. Serve these zucchini pancakes with some sour cream, salsa, or a savory spread like hummus.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup grated raw zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion or sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, fresh is best
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Press excess moisture out of grated zucchini between paper towels. Combine everything but the butter to make the batter; mix to blend thoroughly.

  3. Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet or saute pan.

  4. When the butter is hot and foaming, spoon batter (about 2 heaping tablespoons per patty) into skillet. Flatten lightly with a spatula. 

  5. Cook over medium heat until nicely browned on both sides. Serve plain or top with tomato sauce and grated cheese. 

  6. Serve and enjoy!