Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini season is here, if you are looking for a great recipe to use up your summer zucchini, give these fritters a try. Similar to potato pancakes, with less carbs, they are a perfect side dish with grilled chicken or meat.

Zucchini season is here, if you are looking for a great recipe to use up your summer zucchini, give these fritters a try. Similar to potato pancakes, with less carbs, they are a perfect side dish with grilled chicken or meat.

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini season is here, if you are looking for a great recipe to use up your summer zucchini, give these fritters a try. Similar to potato pancakes, with less carbs, they are a perfect side dish with grilled chicken or meat.

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium zucchini, grated
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 6-8 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • olive oil spray

Directions:

  1. Grate zucchini using the large holes of a cheese grater and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add flour, shallots, garlic, parsley, chives, eggs, cheese, salt and pepper. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and spray oil to cover pan.
  4. Drop tablespoons of the batter into the skillet. Cook about 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Set aside and keep warm.
  5. Spray more oil in the skillet as needed, and continue with remaining batter. Makes about 20 small pancakes.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 5 pancakes

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Smart Points: 3
  • Points +: 3
  • Calories: 120
  • Total Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 97mg
  • Sodium: 134.5mg
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 2.5g
  • Protein: 7.5g