Zucchini & Corn Fritters

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 13 ingredients

Irresistibly crispy on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside, not only are these fritters delicious, they also pack in multiple kinds of fiber-rich vegetables and nutritionally beneficial spices. The “dough” is...


Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup mashed chickpeas
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha sauce (pesto can be substituted)
  • ¾ cup plain Greek yogurt

Nutrition Facts

Calories

358 cals

Fat

20 g

Saturated Fat

3 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

4 g

Carbohydrates

33 g

Sugar

7 g

Fiber

7 g

Protein

17 g

Sodium

406 mg

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine zucchini, chickpeas, corn, eggs, almond meal, parsley, salt, pepper, turmeric and cumin.
  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick sauté pan over medium-high heat. Using a 2-tablespoon scoop, portion fritters into pan, cooking on both sides for about 2 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk together sriracha and yogurt. Serve with fritters.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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