Easy Zucchini Fritters

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With just 4 ingredients, this recipe doesn't skimp on flavor.

We’re always looking for creative, yet simple, healthy recipes to share with our readers. This one definitely fits the bill. This delicious zucchini dish is low in calories and rich in nutrients that nourish your body. Plus, zucchini skin is a great source of dietary fibers that help reduce constipation and protect against colon cancer. Like most fresh fruits and vegetables, zucchinis are also an excellent source of Vitamins A and C.

Our Easy Zucchini Fritter Recipe is a simple recipe composed mainly of zucchini, eggs, flour, and basil for that special flavor. You can prepare and cook them in less than half an hour, and they’re great for the whole family.

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Easy Zucchini Fritters

These healthy zucchini fritters make a great snack, appetizer, or breakfast item and everyone is sure to love them!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 fritter
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 2 cups zucchini grated
  • 1/2 cup white whole-wheat flour optional panko bread crumbs
  • 3 basil leaves fresh, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil more if needed
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt fat-free (optional)


  • In a bowl, mix the zucchini, flour, basil, eggs, salt, and black pepper.
  • Add the canola oil into a large non-stick skillet. Over medium-low heat, spoon in 1/4 cup the mixture to form round fritters. Cook until golden on both sides.
  • Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt on top, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1fritter | Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 3
Keywords Diabetic-Friendly, Low-Carb, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Rowena Dumlao-Giardina

Rowena is a recipe developer and food & travel writer/photographer from Italy with Asian roots. Creating healthy dishes in her own kitchen is priority. She believes there is nothing more satisfying than knowing that her family is eating natural & nutritious meals.

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