Zucchini Fritters Recipe

written by Lisa Guy

Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Credit: Lisa Guy

Zucchinis contain beneficial carotenoids including beta-carotene, zeaxanthin and lutein, which are potent antioxidants, beneficial for eye health and protection against age-related eye diseases. Feta is a great source of protein and calcium for bone health, and vitamin B12 required for healthy brain function and nervous system health.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Method

  • 3 large zucchinis
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup almond meal
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  1. Grate zucchini and place in bowl. Sprinkle with sea salt and leave for 10 mins.
  2. Grab handfuls of zucchini and squeeze well to remove any water. Then place zucchini in another bowl.
  3. Add almond meal, eggs, shallots, feta, parsley and oregano, and mix until combined.
  4. Heat olive oil in frying pan on medium heat. Place spoonful of mixture into pan and cook for a few of minutes each side, until golden and cooked through.
  5. Delicious served with sour cream or Greek yoghurt.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .