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
These fritters are satisfying and delicious, all while packing in multiple kinds of vegetables and nutritionally beneficial spices. The “dough” is made from zucchini, chickpeas, and corn, all held together by eggs and...

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 a non-stick sauté pan with olive oil. Using a 2-tablespoon scoop, portion fritters into pan, cooking on both sides for about 3 minutes, 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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