This time of year is so amazing! There is so much fresh produce around that you have to pick and choose what to get each week and everything looks so good that you have a hard time choosing. Very often I end up with some extras like an odd zucchini here and there. Luckily it is pretty easy to find a quick and tasty ways to enjoy any of the fresh fruits or vegetables that you have. I had one zucchini too many this week and I remembered trying and liking zucchini fritters last year and I decided to make those again. Fritters or cakes are essentially the main ingredient, in this case zucchini, mixed with a batter and fried. This time I decided to change up the flavours a bit and went with a Greek inspired theme with some dill and feta. Since I had the dill I thought that serving the fritters with some dilled tzatziki would be a great idea. Fritters are super easy to make and take very little time. The zucchini fritters turned out really well! With the feta and dill the fritters were tasty and the cool and creamy tzatziki finished them off perfectly.
Greek Style Zucchini Fritters(makes 2 servings)
2 cups zucchini (grated, and squeezed to drain)
1 handful fresh herbs (such as parsley, dill, mint; chopped)
2 green onions (chopped)
1/4 cup feta (crumbled)
1/2 cup flour (I like to use whole wheat)
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons oil
1. Mix the zucchini, herbs, green onion, feta, flour, egg, salt and pepper in a bowl.
2. Heat the oil in a pan.
3. Spoon the zucchini mixture into the pan and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4 minutes per side.
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