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Zucchini and Feta Fritters

  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    20 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    10 minutes

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb. zucchini (about 4 medium)
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
3 large eggs
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
1/2 tsp. grated lemon zest
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Zucchini and Feta Fritters

Directions

1. Coarsely grate zucchini, transfer to a colander, and toss with salt; let sit for 10 minutes, then gather in a kitchen towel and wring out liquid.
2. In a large bowl, combine zucchini, feta, panko, eggs, mint, lemon zest, cumin, and pepper and stir until well-combined.
3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Working in batches, drop 1/4-cup portions of fritter mixture into skillet, gently flatten with a spatula into 3"-wide patties, and cook until deep golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a wire rack and repeat with remaining 2 tablespoons oil and remaining mixture.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July - August 2016

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 170 kcal (8%)
Calories from Fat 72 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 8 g (12%)
Saturated Fat 4 g (20%)
Cholesterol 110 mg (36%)
Sodium 400 mg (16%)
Total Carbohydrates 15 g (5%)
Dietary Fiber 1 g (4%)
Protein 9 g (15%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Minerals
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
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