Zucchini Fritters | Cooking With Jade The Food and Travel Blog by Chef Jade

Zucchini Fritters


An appetizer that is guilt-free and easy to make.

noun, plural zuc·chi·ni, zuc·chi·nis.

a variety of summer squash that is shaped like a cucumber and that has a smooth, dark-green skin.the plant bearing this fruit.



  • 2 pounds zucchini, grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup grated vegan Parmesan
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ of a container of just eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


    • Place grated zucchini in a colander over the sink. Add salt and gently toss to combine; let sit for 10 minutes. Using a clean dish towel or cheese cloth, drain zucchini completely.
      • Add flour, Parmesan, just eggs, and garlic to a large bowl with zucchini; season with salt and pepper, to taste; stir until combined.
        • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Scoop tablespoons of batter for each fritter, flattening with a spatula, and cook until the underside is nicely golden brown, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook on the other side, about 1-2 minutes longer.
          • Enjoy!

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