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Zucchini Parmesan Fritters with Sour cream

Zucchini Parmesan Fritters are great as an appetizer or a side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy, healthy, vegetarian, zucchini recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 148kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 medium (1lb) zucchini (250g) shredded
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 tbsp diced red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves minced garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup flour (60g)
  • ½ cup grated parmesian cheese (50g)
  • 1 tsp salt + salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Grate the zucchini sprinkle with the tsp of salt and set aside. ( the salt will draw the extra moisture out of the zucchini
  • mix together all of the rest of the ingredients and stir to mix.
  • Put the shredded zucchini in something that will let you squeeze all the extra liquid. A nut milk bag or cheesecloth works great. Add the zucchini to the rest of the ingredients and stir to mix.
  • Put a small amount of oil in a cast-iron skillet and fry until golden brown on both sides.
  • Alternately bake the Fritters on a sheet pan at 450 degrees for 20 minutes, or until browned and the centers are set.
  • Serve with a dollop of sourcream

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Notes

For the dip add some vegetable or french onion dip mix to the sour cream.
Want to make them healthier,  Bake them 1n the over for 20 - 30 minutes instead of frying 
Make ahead and reheat in the oven.  

Nutrition

Serving: 2fritters | Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 951mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 162mg | Iron: 1mg