Vegan Zucchini Fritters

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Looking for a scrumptious way to enjoy zucchini? These Vegan Zucchini Fritters are crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and full of flavorful spices. Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or as a quick appetizer, these fritters are sure to be a hit!

This recipe is Budget-Friendly, Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Quick, with main ingredients being Zucchini and Chickpea Flour.

If you’ve been searching for a healthy yet satisfying dish that is both vegan and gluten-free, look no further! Serve these fritters with some tzatziki sauce for an extra burst of flavor.

Vegan Zucchini Fritters Recipe

To achieve the perfect crispiness, make sure to squeeze out all the excess moisture from the grated zucchini before combining it with the other ingredients.

Preparation

  • Grate the zucchinis and let them sit in a colander with salt for 10 minutes to remove excess moisture. Squeeze out the liquid.
  • In a large bowl, combine the drained zucchini, sliced onion, minced garlic, and chickpea flour.
  • Season the mixture to taste and mix well.
Grating the Zucchinis
A large bowl, combining the drained zucchini, sliced onion, minced garlic, and chickpea flour.
Zucchini fritters bowl with added seasoning mixture

Cooking the Fritters

  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Spoon 2 tablespoons of the zucchini mixture into the skillet for each fritter and flatten slightly.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Transfer the cooked fritters to a paper towel-lined plate to remove excess oil.
Zucchinis Fritters mix before cooking
Vegan Zucchini Fritters
Vegan Zucchini Fritters

Vegan Zucchini Fritters

These Vegan Zucchini Fritters are a delicious and nutritious way to enjoy the versatility of zucchini. Perfect for any occasion, from breakfast to appetizers!
Servings 5
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Grater

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis grated
  • 1 small onion sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour or more if needed
  • Season to taste
  • Olive oil for frying

Instructions
 

  • Preparation: Grate zucchinis and let them sit in a colander with salt for 10 minutes to remove excess moisture. Squeeze out the liquid. Combine grated zucchini, sliced onion, minced garlic, chickpea flour, and seasoning in a large bowl. Mix well.
  • Cooking: Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the zucchini mixture into the skillet for each fritter and flatten slightly. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Serve: Transfer the fritters to a paper towel-lined plate to remove excess oil. Serve warm with tzatziki sauce on top.

Notes

  • Tzatziki sauce pairs well, but you can also try them with vegan sour cream or salsa.
  • Consider adding a variety of spices like paprika or cumin for different flavors.
  • Make sure to squeeze out as much moisture as possible from the zucchini for crispier fritters.
Calories: 160kcal
Cost: $7
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Gluten-Free Zucchini Fritters, Healthy Vegan Appetizers, Mediterranean Fusion Dish, Quick Vegan Breakfast, Vegan Zucchini Fritters Recipe
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