Zucchini Patties With Parmesan Cheese

A plate of zucchini patties
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
178 Calories
13g Fat
10g Carbs
7g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 178
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 363mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 279mg 6%
*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.


  • 1 1/2 cups 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 tablespoons mayonnaise

  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted 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 sauté 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.