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Healthy Baked Zucchini Fritters

Course: Snack / Appetizer /Side
Cuisine: Healthy Cooking
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Traditional zucchini fritters are usually deep-fried to crispy perfection, but with this easy baked zucchini fritters recipe, you can enjoy them without feeling guilty at all. They’re super healthy and easy to make, and still have that lovely crisp texture!
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  • 2 medium zucchini /courgettes
  • 2 eggs
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • a bunch of basil leaves chopped
  • 2 spring onions finely chopped
  • ½ cup wholewheat/plain.gluten-free flour I used rice flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • spray oil

To serve:


  • Preheat oven to 200C/400F.
  • Grate zucchini and sprinkle with a pinch of salt, then transfer in a clean kitchen cloth and make sure to squeeze out their excess liquid.
  • In a large bowl mix together grated zucchini, lemon zest, eggs, basil leaves, spring onion and flour. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  • Fold in baking powder and quickly stir all together.
  • Lightly spray with oil a mini muffin tin and pour 1 tablespoon of the mixture in each mould.
  • Bake for 10 mins, then turn the fritters on the other side and bake for a further 5 mins or until crispy and golden brown.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and homemade mayo.