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Mexican Zucchini Fritters

Mexican Zucchini Fritters

A delicious way to get more veggies! 

Serves: 8 (Serving =1 fritter)


  • 1 medium zucchini, grated
  • 1 medium yellow squash, grated
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1 medium potato, grated
  • ½ cup corn
  • ½ cup shredded Mexican cheese made with 2% milk
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour (use gluten free flour blend for GF version)
  • 2 large eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ Tablespoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil


  1. Place grated vegetables in a strainer and squeeze to remove as much liquid as possible.
  2. Place vegetables in medium bowl, add corn and cheese and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour, eggs and seasonings. Whisk to combine.
  4. Add flour/egg mixture to vegetable mixture and mix well.
  5. In a large skillet on medium-high heat, add 1 Tablespoon oil. Once oil is hot, place 1/3 cup fritter mixture in skillet. Repeat 3 times, spacing fritter mixture evenly apart in the skillet. Using a spatula, press to flatten. Cook on both sides for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat to cook 4 more fritters.
  6. Top with light sour cream if desired.