Easy Zucchini Fritters These zucchini fritters are unbelievably easy to make, low in calories, and the perfect way to sneak in some veggies!

prep: 20 mins cook: 5 mins additional: 10 mins total: 35 mins Servings: 4


  • 1 ½ pounds zucchini, grated
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


    Step 1

    Toss zucchini and salt together in a large colander and place in sink to drain for 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    Transfer zucchini to the center of a piece of cheesecloth; wrap cheesecloth around zucchini and squeeze to drain as much moisture as possible.

    Step 3

    Mix flour, Parmesan cheese, egg, and garlic together in a large bowl. Stir in zucchini, then season with kosher salt and pepper.

    Step 4

    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

    Step 5

    Working in batches, scoop tablespoonfuls of zucchini mixture into the hot skillet and fry until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 157 calories; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 12.5g; fat 9.8g; cholesterol 50.9mg; sodium 792.9mg.


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