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Healthy Zucchini Corn Fritters

All you need is 8 simple ingredients to make these summery zucchini fritters! (vegan, gluten-free, grain-free)
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 fritters
Calories: 92kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded zucchini about 4 medium-size zucchini
  • cups corn kernels fresh or frozen and defrosted (about 8 ounces)
  • ¾ cup chopped green onions about 6 green onions
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • cup chickpea flour
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt & pepper
  • high heat oil
  • nacho cashew cream for serving
  • black beans, salsa and avocado for serving

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine shredded zucchini, corn, green onions, chickpea flour, garlic, cumin, oregano, thyme, salt & pepper. Stir together until well combined. Allow to sit for at least 5 minutes. This step is important because the flour will absorb the moisture from the zucchini and create a batter.
  • Warm a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Grease with preferred cooking oil then scoop out 1/4 cup of the zucchini mixture at a time into the skillet. Cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, until light golden brown. Serve warm with black beans, salsa, nacho cashew cream and/or avocado then enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition Facts are for 1 zucchini fritter and do not include black beans, cashew cream, salsa or avocado

Nutrition

Calories: 92kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 61mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 196IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg