Old-Fashioned Italian Zucchini Fritters38 Reviews
- Prep: 20 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 35 min
“An old fashion Italian zucchini fritter!” - by JuJuJenn
Original recipe yields 25 fritters
- Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl with a wire whisk until smooth. Stir in the shredded and diced zucchini, then season with salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and basil. Add the flour a little at a time, stirring between additions until no dry lumps remain.
- Heat the oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Drop the batter into the hot oil by the spoonful a few at a time making sure not to overcrowd the oil. Cook until the fritters are golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.
Amount Per Serving (25 total)
- 66 cal
- 3.2 g
- 6.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (38)Rate This Recipe
"I adapted a bit. First, I put the shredded and diced zucchini into a bowl and sprinkled the salt on top, left it 5 minutes and then squeezed out the liquid--this prevented the watery problem. Next I..." See more substituted corn meal muffin mix for the white flour. Results were thoroughly enjoyed by my husband and my 90 year old Mom who lives with us."
"I made these last night for friends, and they were delicious! To get rid of some of the water, I put the shredded zucchini on some paper towels before adding them to the egg mixture. They were still a..." See more bit soggy, especially after sitting out for awhile. Popping them in the oven and baking them for a few minutes might give them a nice crunch. I might add some shredded carrots to the batter next time to give them some more color too."
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