How to Make Fast & Easy Zucchini Fritters (Even the Kids Will Eat ‘Em)!

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Not sure what to do with all of the end-of-summer zucchini? Make these easy zucchini fritters!

You’ll need:

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fine oregano
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • coconut oil, for frying

Method:

Here’s how you make them:

  1. Grate the zucchini. Place it in a strainer and set in sink. Toss the zucchini with 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Let it sit 10 minutes, then wring dry in a clean towel to remove moisture.
  2. Mix all ingredients except the oil. Slowly add flour and stir to make batter. Add zucchini last.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large sauté pan on medium-high heat. Cook in batches by dropping spoonfuls into the hot oil. Cook 2 to 3 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels.

Feel the crunch!

Dipping Sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • lemon zest, to taste
  • chopped chives (optional)
  • cucumbers, peeled , de-seeded, grated and squeezed of excess liquid
  • salt and white pepper, to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to drizzle

Method:

Make the sauce by combining all the ingredients. Chill before serving.Drizzle with good quality extra virgin olive oil before serving.

 

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