Old-Fashioned Zucchini Fritters

Finished fritters stacked on blue plate with a dollop of sour cream and green onions sprinkled on top.

Whip up a batch of these Old-Fashioned Zucchini Fritters for a delicious, homegrown side dish, just like grandma used to make!

Finished fritters stacked on blue plate with a dollop of sour cream and green onions sprinkled on top.

 

Old-Fashioned Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini season is here, which can only mean one thing: more zucchini recipes! If you’re like me and are drowning in zucchini because you planted way too much, then you’ll definitely appreciate this recipe.

My grandma used to make fritters similar to these, although I don’t remember if she used zucchini or yellow squash. Fritters are such a grandma type of dish, don’t you think?

I hope you enjoy the recipe friends and if you’re in need of more zucchini recipes then be sure to check out the links below.

How to Make Zucchini Fritters:

makes approx. 20 fritters

Shred zucchini and squeeze as much moisture out as possible.

In medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients (except the oil) and stir.

Pour oil into frying pan over medium high heat until oil is hot (this will take approx. 2 minutes.)

Once oil is hot, drop approx. 2 tbsp batter into pan and flatten into a circle with a spoon.

Repeat step 4 until pan is full.

Cook until golden brown (approx 2 minutes) and flip fritters.

Cook additional 2 minutes or until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.

Remove fritters from oil and place on a plate lined with paper towels.

Repeat steps 4-8 until all batter is cooked (makes approx. 20 fritters).

Need More Zucchini Recipes? Here are a few of our favorites:

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Zucchini Cheesy Rice

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This post was originally published in June of 2018 and has been updated for your convenience. 

Zucchini Fritters

These delicious Zuccnini Fritters are a fun summertime side dish.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quick, Easy, Zucchini Fritters
Servings: 20 fritters
Calories: 96kcal

Ingredients

  • approx. 5-6 cups shredded zucchini 2 large OR 3 medium zucchini
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup oil for frying or enough to fill bottom of pan

Instructions

  • Shred zucchini and squeeze as much moisture out as possible.
  • In medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients (except the oil) and stir.
  • Pour oil into frying pan over medium high heat until oil is hot (this will take approx. 2 minutes.)
  • Once oil is hot, drop approx. 2 tbsp batter into pan and flatten into a circle with a spoon.
  • Repeat step 4 until pan is full.
  • Cook until golden brown (approx 2 minutes) and flip fritters.
  • Cook additional 2 minutes or until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.
  • Remove fritters from oil and place on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Repeat steps 4-8 until all batter is cooked (makes approx. 20 fritters).

Nutrition

Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 141IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg

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