Zucchini Fritter Cakes

Looking for a delicious side dish? These zucchini fritters are light and full of flavor, and a variety of toppings makes them customizable for everyone!

Zucchini Fritter Cakes | Lexiscleankitchen.comIngredients:

  • 2-3 medium organic zucchini, grated
  • 1 tbsp coconut flour (or flour of choice)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp flaxseed meal
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Mrs. Dash salt-free Italian Seasoning
  • 2 1/2 tsp Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Optional: 2 tbsp scallions, chopped
  • Optional: 2 organic carrots, grated
  • Optional: Serve with homemade tomato sauce, full-fat greek yogurt, or unsweetened organic applesauce

Directions: 

  1. Using the coarse side of the cheese grater, grate zucchini into a bowl
  2. Sprinkle with Himalayan sea salt and let sit for 10 minutes
  3. Wring out excess water (press against the holes of a colander with a wooden spoon or wrap zucchini in a clean dish towel or piece of cheese cloth)
  4. Transfer zucchini back to bowl
  5. Combine zucchini with flour, flax, eggs, spices, additional salt, and mix well
  6. In a large skillet, heat oil
  7. Drop small bunches of zucchini mixture onto skillet and lightly flatten
  8. Let cook for 3-5 minutes until golden brown
  9. Flip, and cook on the other side until golden
  10. Transfer to a plate coated with a paper towel
  11. Add oil to the skillet as needed, and repeat until all the batter is gone
  12. Serve hot with desired dipping sauces
  13. If serving at a later time, store in fridge, when ready to heat, preheat oven to 375 and let bake until hot and crispy

Zucchini Fritter Cakes | Lexiscleankitchen.com

Zucchini Fritter Cakes | Lexiscleankitchen.comZucchini Fritter Cakes | Lexiscleankitchen.comZucchini Fritter Cakes | Lexiscleankitchen.com

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