August 4, 2017

Recipe: Healthier Zucchini Fritters

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Looking for uses for those zucchini from the garden?

We have you covered with this healthier zucchini fritter recipe. Try this easy and tasty appetizer for even theĀ self-proclaimed veggie haters.

Recipe: Zucchini Fritters
Recipe Type: Appetizer
Author: Taste of Home
Serves: 10 servings
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fat-free ranch salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup salsa
Instructions
  1. In a shallow bowl, combine buttermilk and egg substitute. In another shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, cheese, taco seasoning and garlic salt. Dip zucchini in buttermilk mixture, then in the breadcrumb mixture.
  2. Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400 F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, ranch dressing and salsa. Serve with zucchini.
Serving size: 1/3 cup zucchini with about 1 tablespoon sauce Calories: 67 Fat: 1 gram Saturated fat: trace Carbohydrates: 11 grams Sodium: 296 milligrams Fiber: 1 gram Protein: 3 grams Cholesterol: 3 milligrams