When you’re looking for a low carb recipe to hit the spot and give you a delicious meal then these low carb zucchini fritters are the perfect solution.
Zucchini Fritters are super easy to make and taking just a few minutes of your time you can create low carb zucchini fritters that not only look and taste good but are also good for you. Plus these tasty little morsels will fill you up and keep you feeling full until the next meal, preventing those hunger pangs later on in the day.
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Low Carb Delight: Enjoy these tasty fritters without worrying about your carb intake.
- Easy and Quick: Simple to prepare, these zucchini fritters are perfect for busy days.
- Versatile Recipe: Serve as a side dish or enjoy as a light main course.
The Best Kind of Carrot to Use for Zucchini Fritters
The best kind of carrot to use in your low carb zucchini fritters is a medium sized carrot with a lot of color and that has deep orange flesh. Look for carrots with the tops still attached and that have not been peeled. You want to ensure they are not limp or cracked in any way when you purchase them so avoid buying those if possible!
- Grated Carrot: Adds a sweet crunch and vibrant color.
- Grated Zucchini: The main ingredient, it contributes moisture and a mild flavor.
- Eggs: Acts as a binding agent, holding the other ingredients together in the fritter.
- Panko Bread Crumbs: Gives the fritters a light, crispy texture.
- Garlic Powder: Introduces a subtle savory flavor.
- Salt/Pepper: Basic seasonings that enhance the flavors of the other ingredients.
- Olive Oil: Used for frying, it gives the fritters a golden-brown color and crispy exterior.
How To Make Zucchini Fritters?
Here is the method for making easy zucchini fritters.
Step One: Grate the Vegetables
Grate zucchini and carrots. Place in dish.
Step Two: Remove Moisture
Squeeze out the moisture.
Step Three: Combine Ingredients
Add carrot, zucchini, panko, egg, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mix.
Step Four: Cook Your Fritters
Add oil to the pan. Take the mixture with a medium spoon. Let cook on each side until golden brown.
Step Five: Turn Your Fritters
Turn your fritters over to allow them to cook equally on both sides.
Step Six: Serve With Sour Cream
Top with your favorite garnish. We chose sour cream and coriander
What To Serve With This Recipe?
- Avocado Salsa:
Creamy avocados mixed with diced tomatoes, onions, and cilantro for a refreshing kick.
- Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower Rice:
Light and fluffy cauliflower rice seasoned with garlic and Parmesan for a flavorful twist.
- Greek Yogurt Tzatziki:
A cool cucumber and mint yogurt sauce to balance the heat of the fritters.
- Spinach and Feta Salad:
Fresh baby spinach tossed with crumbled feta, cherry tomatoes, and a zesty vinaigrette.
- Cabbage Slaw:
Shredded cabbage and carrots in a tangy vinegar dressing for a crisp contrast.
- Roasted Asparagus Spears:
Oven-roasted asparagus spears drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with sea salt.
- Lemon Herb Quinoa:
Fluffy quinoa infused with lemon and mixed herbs, adding a nutty texture.
- Grilled Eggplant Strips:
Tender grilled eggplant strips seasoned with herbs, enhancing the fritters’ savory notes.
What Are Zucchini Fritters?
Zucchini fritters are bits and pieces of fried zucchini, spices and other ingredients. They taste delicious and even better you can enjoy them as a low carb snack or side dish to any meal.
What Are the Calories in Zucchini Fritters?
The calories in Zucchini fritters really depends on the recipe you follow. For this recipe the ingredients makes 5 fritters which are 158 calories each and 4g of unsaturated fat.
Can You Make Zucchini Fritters in the Air Fryer?
Yes you can! Just place the fritters into the air fryer in a single layer and air fry for 8-10 minutes at 180 degrees. Be sure to turn the fritters half way through to allow them to cook evenly on each side.
Can You Freeze Low Carb Zucchini Fritters?
You can! Freezing zucchini fritters is easy to do. Simply place them into a zip lock bag or air tight container and freeze for up to 6 months.
- 1 grated carrot
- 1 grated zucchini
- 2 eggs,
- 1\3 cup panko
- 1\2 tsp garlic powder,
- 1\2 tsp salt,
- 1\2 tsp pepper,
- olive oil.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 190Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 93mgSodium: 826mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 8g