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Garlicky & Cheesy Quinoa Zucchini Fritters

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
These Garlicky & Cheesy Quinoa Zucchini Fritters are packed with quinoa and zucchini. One of my favorite summer zucchini recipes, these fritters are super delicious and very easy to make!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 14
Calories: 102


  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2- teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2- cup quinoa
  • 1 egg
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2- teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup grated fresh parmigiano-reggiano cheese
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • Yogurt
  • Sour Cream
  • Soy Sauce


  • Place zucchini in a Colander and toss with 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  • Let stand 10 minutes then wring zucchini dry with paper towel.
  • In the meantime, prepare the quinoa.
  • Combine water and quinoa in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce quinoa to a simmer; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, fluff with fork and let stand ten minutes.
  • Place zucchini in a large bowl.
  • Add quinoa, egg, garlic, oregano, fresh cheese, and panko crumbs.
  • Season with salt and pepper; mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet.
  • Shape zucchini-mixture into 2 to 3-inch patties.
  • Working in batches, add zucchini mixture into skillet, flattening slightly; cook until golden and crisp, about 4 minutes per side.
  • Transfer fritters to a paper towel–lined plate.
  • Serve with yogurt, or sour cream, soy sauce, etc...


Nutrition Facts
Garlicky & Cheesy Quinoa Zucchini Fritters
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 236mg10%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Vitamin C 3.4mg4%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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