Zucchini Feta Patties Recipe

Cas Published November 11, 2020

How To Make Zucchini Feta Patties

Switch things up for your vegetable side dish. Made with fresh zucchini and cheese, this zucchini patties recipe is a game changer.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes


  • 2 ½ cupscoarsely grated zucchiniabout 3 medium zucchinis
  • 1tspsaltdivided
  • 1largeegg
  • 1largeegg yolk
  • 1 ½ tspZest of lemon
  • 1clovegarlicminced
  • ½ cupall-purpose flourplus more as needed
  • ½ cupfeta cheesecrumbled
  • 1cupfresh parsleychopped
  • ½ cupgreen onionschopped
  • 1 ½Tbspfresh dillchopped
  • 6Tbspolive oil
  • 6Tbspcorn oil

For Dill Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1cupplain yogurt
  • 1clovegarlicminced
  • 2tspfresh dillchopped
  • 2tspFresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste


Dill Yogurt Sauce:

  1. Whisk all Dill Yogurt Sauce ingredients together in a bowl. Cover and allow to rest in refrigerator while preparing patties.

Zucchini Patties:

  1. Sprinkle 1/2 tsp salt over zucchini, toss and let rest 5 minutes. Using paper towels or a sieve, press excess liquid from zucchini. Place zucchini in a mixing bowl.

  2. Add egg, egg yolk, lemon zest, garlic, flour, feta and 1/2 tsp salt (or less to taste), and toss to evenly coat. Mix in parsley, green onions and dill. If batter is very wet, mix in more flour by the spoonful.

  3. Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil and 2 Tbsp corn oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  4. Working in batches, carefully drop batter about 3 Tbsp at a time into skillet.

  5. Fry patties until golden brown on bottom, then carefully flip and cook opposite side until golden. Transfer to paper towels to drain. Add more oil as needed and continue to fry in batches.

  6. Serve warm with Greek Yogurt Sauce.


  • Calories: 1036.78kcal
  • Fat: 48.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.19g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 112.00g
  • Fiber: 6.72g
  • Sugar: 10.38g
  • Protein: 38.11g
  • Cholesterol: 167.03mg
  • Sodium: 1415.30mg
  • Calcium: 877.55mg
  • Potassium: 648.78mg
  • Iron: 8.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 280.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.43mg
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