Baked Zucchini Cakes are an easy, delicious side dish to make to go alongside any meal. They are loaded with flavor from parmesan cheese, basil, garlic, and onion.
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These crispy zucchini fritters make a fantastic healthy side dish or light lunch by themselves topped with a little sour cream, plain Greek yogurt or this cucumber dill sauce.
One thing I love growing each year in our garden is zucchini. They are so easy to grow and we usually have a ton to eat all summer. These fritters are a perfect way to use it up and
Ingredients for healthy baked Zucchini Fritters
Garlic cloves, minced
Panko bread crumbs or bread crumbs (I used Gluten-Free)
Salt and pepper to taste
Spray coconut oil or other spray oil
How to Make Crispy Zucchini Fritters in the Oven
Step 1: Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Step 2: Grate the zucchini with a box grater or food processor with the grating attachment. Squeeze the grated zucchini to remove water. I do this by squeezing batches in my hands but you can also place it in a colander and press with a spoon to remove the excess water.
Step 3: Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl.
Step 4: Form into 8 or 9 equal shaped patties and place on a greased baking sheet.
Step 5: Bake for 15 minutes
Step 6: Turn and bake for an additional 15 minutes until crispy, golden brown.
- Add ¼ cup of feta cheese, cheddar cheese or ricotta cheese if desired for cheesy flavor.
- Use Italian seasoning instead of dried basil.
- Use chives instead of onion
Baked Zucchini Cakes
- 2 small zucchini grated
- 1 small onion chopped
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 teaspoon of basil
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup of panko bread crumbs or bread crumbs I used Gluten Free
- ¼ cup of parmesan cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Spray coconut oil or other spray oil
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees
- Grate zucchini and squeeze to remove water.
- Combine all ingredients
- Spray a baking sheet with oil.
- Form mixture into equal sized patties
- Bake for 15 minutes
- Turn and bake for an additional 15 minutes until crispy, golden brown.
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