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Zucchini Fritters with Tomato Sauce

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 6
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These zucchini fritters with tomato sauce are a fun and different way of adding more vegetables to our diet. Zucchinis are one of my favorite vegetables to cook because you can do anything with them. You can use them in salads, desserts, stir-fries, etc. If you like them as much as I do, you should try this delicious recipe. Bon appetit!
by Oriana Romero
Updated Dec 15, 2016
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  • 1 lb zucchini, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 big egg, beaten
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Tomato sauce to taste when serving


  • 1
    Put the grated zucchini in a strainer and add 1 teaspoon salt. Mix.
  • 2
    Let it rest in a deep bowl for 10 minutes. Using a clean towel, squeeze all the liquid (water) from the zucchini.
  • 3
    In a big bowl, mix the zucchini, onion, flour, cheese, garlic and egg. Season to taste.
  • 4
    Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Add 1/4 cup to the zucchini mix and flatten with a spatula. Cook until the bottom is golden brown, for 2 - 3 minutes. Flip it carefully and cook the other side, for about 2 more minutes. Repeat until you’ve used all the mixture.
  • 5
    Serve immediately with tomato sauce.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If the mixture is too watery, add more all-purpose flour.

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