Easy Zucchini Fritters

Easy Zucchini Fritters are very quick and easy to prepare and not only that, they are also rich in fibers, Vitamins A & C. When we find ourselves in moments of rushing, we look for the things that can curtail a little bit of time to accomplish as many things as we can. Most often, we try to cut on our time in cooking and just go for take-outs. There's nothing really wrong with it if you go to the health food places and steer away from unhealthy meals from fast food places but when you have a family of four, it can be quite heavy on the pocket when it becomes too frequent.

This is when these kinds of recipes become important in our weeknight dinners. These Easy Zucchini Fritters are so easy to prepare, healthy and use ingredients that are very economical. This recipe practically has everything that every busy person (especially busy parents) is looking for. So spare yourself a night of fretting about what to do for dinner and just put this together. With the addition of the orange zest and fresh basil, your zucchini fritters will get incredible hints of flavors. You can also take them away but personally, I love how they give distinctive citrus and herb aromas so I would definitely include them,

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Easy Zucchini Fritters

Yields 6 servings

  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat flour, (optional panko bread crumbs)
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, more if needed
  • 1/2 cup Greek-yogurt, fat-free (optional)
  1. In a bowl, mix the zucchini, flour, basil, eggs, salt, and black pepper.
  2. Add the canola oil into a large non-stick skillet. Over medium-low heat, spoon in 1/4 cup the mixture to form round fritters. Cook until golden on both sides. 
Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt on top, if desired. 

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