Monday, July 18, 2011

Zucchini Fritters - Greek Style


Greek Style Zucchini Fritters
(makes 2 servings)

Ingredients:
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 (feel free to use whole wheat)
1 egg
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons oil

Directions:
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. Serve with Greek cucumber salad alongside.


Tzatziki (Greek Cucumber Salad)
(makes 4 appetizer sized servings)

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Greek yogurt or strained yogurt
1/2 cup cucumber (peeled, seeded, and shredded, squeezed and drained)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or mint (optional)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 splash ouzo (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
1. Mix everything and let chill in the fridge for an hour or more to let the flavours mingle.

Recipes found here. This is the perfect time of year for both.

Enjoy.

5 comments:

pilgrimscottage said...

Yum! Waiting here for my zucchinis to grow. I'd like to try this recipe, using my gluten-free flour. Thanks for sharing this!

Bonnie said...

I love tzatziki! It is so refreshing! The fritters look wonderful! Perfect size servings as well.

Sabina said...

I'm in!! Making this today!! Thanks Rosemary. ;)

xx's

The Queen Vee said...

Definitely making these for my "sister reunion", I think they will be a big hit.

Stacey Snacks said...

I'm due for some zucchini fritters! I think I will make these tomorrow night! Good idea!