Fluffy Zucchini fritters

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Preparation

20 min

Baking Time

5 min

Servings

What a delicious accompaniment for the coming summer days, from the fluffy zucchini fritters! Try making my recipe along with the yogurt sauce I recommend, which will take off the taste of zucchini fritters!

Ingredient

  • 1 kg zucchini, grated
  • 1 onion dry
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 120g feta cheese
  • 100g gruyere
  • 100g manouri cheese
  • 1 tbsp of dill
  • 1 tbsp of parsley
  • 2 tbsp of mint
  • 2 tbsp of fresh onion
  • 3 tbsp breadcrumbs, grated
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • lemon zest, of 1 lemon

Yogurt sauce:

  • 250g yogurt
  • 1 tbsp dill, finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt, Pepper

Execution

  1. Grate the zucchini on the grater, using the large blades, but take care not to put the flesh from the inside because then the zucchini fritters will have a lot of liquid, so we grate the outside, we don’t want a lot of seeds.
  2. Put a pot of water to boil and dip the grated zucchini there for a minute and take them out in a bowl with coldwater and ice cubes. In this way the grated zucchini will be more crunchier.
  3. Put them in a colander and let them drain.
  4. Sauté the chopped onion. When it is ready, remove it.
  5. Chop finely the herbs, the spring onion, and grate the cheese.
  6. In a large bowl add: the herbs, the sautéed onion, the eggs, the cheese, the spring onion, the lemon zest, the breadcrumbs, the flour.
  7. Drain the grated zucchini in a thin towel to remove all their liquids and add them to the bowl.
  8. Stir and put the mixture in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  9. Then shape the fritters, add a little flour and fry over medium to high heat. Drain on absorbent paper.

For the sauce:

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients and serve.

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