Crispy Baked Zucchini Fritters
Indulge in the delightful crunch of these Crispy Baked Zucchini Fritters, crafted by the culinary genius Elizabeth Rodriguez. As you embark on this culinary journey, be prepared for an explosion of flavors that marries the freshness of zucchini with the satisfying crispiness of a perfectly baked fritter.
- 2 medium-sized zucchinis, grated
- 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 large egg, beaten
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Olive oil for brushing
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine grated zucchini, breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic, parsley, beaten egg, salt, and pepper. Mix until well combined.
- Form the mixture into small patties and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
- Brush the fritters with olive oil for that extra crispiness.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the fritters are golden brown and crispy.
- Remove from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutes
Yield: Makes 4 servings
These Crispy Baked Zucchini Fritters are not just a treat for your taste buds but also a healthier alternative to traditional fried fritters. The combination of zesty Parmesan, fresh herbs, and perfectly baked zucchini creates a symphony of flavors that will leave you craving for more.
Nutrition Information (per serving): 180 calories, 8g fat, 20g carbohydrates, 7g protein
As you savor each bite, you’ll appreciate the harmony of flavors and the guilt-free satisfaction of a wholesome snack. Make these fritters a star attraction at your next gathering, and watch as they disappear, leaving only smiles and satisfied palates in their wake.