July 20, 2024
Baked Zucchini Fritters

Baked Zucchini Fritters


Baked Zucchini Fritters

Baked Zucchini Fritters

Baked Zucchini Fritters are a delightful and healthy snack or appetizer that’s perfect for using up your garden zucchini. They’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, with a burst of flavor from fresh herbs and grated Parmesan cheese. These fritters are baked, not fried, making them a guilt-free treat for the whole family.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Olive oil cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Place the grated zucchini in a colander over the sink. Sprinkle with salt and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then, squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated zucchini, flour, Parmesan cheese, minced garlic, fresh parsley, beaten egg, and black pepper. Mix until well combined.
  3. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Using your hands, form the zucchini mixture into small patties and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Lightly spray the fritters with olive oil cooking spray for a crispy texture.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the fritters are golden brown and crispy.
  7. Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving. Enjoy your Baked Zucchini Fritters with your favorite dipping sauce!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Baked Zucchini Fritters are a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the goodness of zucchini. They’re crispy, flavorful, and perfect for snacking or as a side dish.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 98

Fat: 3g

Carbohydrates: 13g

Protein: 5g

These Baked Zucchini Fritters are a crowd-pleaser, and they disappear fast whenever I make them. They are a fantastic way to sneak some veggies into your diet, and kids love them too! Serve them at parties, picnics, or as a tasty side dish with dinner. So next time you have an abundance of zucchinis, give this recipe a try and enjoy the crispy goodness of Baked Zucchini Fritters.

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