Zucchini Fritters with Feta Recipe

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Tara Published: November 11, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021
Zucchini Fritters with Feta Recipe

How To Make Zucchini Feta Patties

Switch things up this summer with some cheesy zucchini fritters for your vegetable side dish or have them as a main paired with fresh Greek salad.

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

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupscoarsely grated zucchini,about 3 medium zucchini
  • 1tspsalt,divided
  • 1largeegg
  • 1largeegg yolk
  • tspZest of lemon
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • ½cupall-purpose flour,plus more as needed
  • ½cupfeta cheese,crumbled
  • 1cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • ½cupgreen onions,chopped
  • tbspfresh dill,chopped
  • 6tbspolive oil
  • 6tbspcorn oil

For Dill Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1cupplain yogurt
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 2tspfresh dill,chopped
  • 2tspfresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste

Instructions

Dill Yogurt Sauce:

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

Zucchini Fritters:

  1. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon of 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 ½ teaspoon of salt (or less to taste), and toss to evenly coat.

  3. Mix in parsley, green onions, and dill. If the batter is very wet, mix in more flour by the spoonful.

  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of corn oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  5. Working in batches, carefully drop batter about 3 tablespoons at a time into skillet.

  6. 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.

  7. Serve warm with dill yogurt sauce.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 1056.12kcal
  • Fat: 48.83g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.29g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.41g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 115.77g
  • Fiber: 7.94g
  • Sugar: 13.07g
  • Protein: 39.42g
  • Cholesterol: 167.03mg
  • Sodium: 1423.42mg
  • Calcium: 895.54mg
  • Potassium: 924.74mg
  • Iron: 9.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 289.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 50.66mg
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