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Zucchini Fritters Recipe with Feta

Better grab one quick, because these Zucchini Fritters with Feta won't last long!  These fritters are a delicious way to eat your veggies that will please kids and adults alike.  This Zucchini Fritters recipe is sure to become a staple. Gluten Free, Low Carb and Keto-Friendly
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 178kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini or 1 large, grated
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt divided
  • 3 ounces feta optional
  • 4 scallions sliced thin
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1/2 cup almond flour or gluten free flour blend
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • Ghee for frying or oil
  • Tzatziki Sauce for serving

Instructions

  • Place zucchini in a colander placed over a plate. Sprinkle well with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and allow to sit for 20 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, combine zucchini, feta, scallions, jalapeno, chives and garlic. 
  • Stir to combine and then add egg, almond flour, baking powder, remaining salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  • Heat ghee in a large skillet. Using 1/4 cup measure, drop mounds into skillet. Press to flatten. 
  • Cook 7-10 minutes per side, until crisp, adding more oil as needed. 
  • Drain on paper towels and serve with Tzatziki sauce.

Notes

Variations for this Zucchini Fritters Recipe

  • Substitute cilantro for the chives.
  • For a lower carb and keto friendly option, choose Homemade Baking Powder.
  • Add in 1/2 cup corn kernels to make zucchini corn fritters.

Serving Suggestions for Zucchini Fritters

  • Make Zucchini Fritter Gyros - Make your fritters smaller - about a tablespoon.  Place Zucchini Fritters, chopped tomato, chopped red onion and chopped lettuce in gluten-free pita bread. Top with tzatziki sauce.
  • Serve with a Greek Salad or in a Greek Salad Wrap.

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 846mg | Potassium: 519mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 610IU | Vitamin C: 25.9mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 1.6mg