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The Best Easy Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters

The Best Easy Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters
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Hey there! I recently stumbled upon a delightful combination that really took me by surprise – cottage cheese and zucchini. They blend so marvelously together; it’s like they were meant to be! I’m already planning to whip up this dish for the next potluck party or even as a tasty appetizer for a BBQ party. Trust me, you’re going to want to try this out.

Why Will You Love this Recipe?

  • Simple Ingredients: Just everyday items like zucchini, eggs, and cottage cheese, which you probably already have in your fridge.
  • Easy to Make: No complicated steps here – a bit of mixing, shaping, and baking, and you’re all set.
  • Surprisingly Delicious: The combo of zucchini with the creamy texture of cottage cheese is a true winner!
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Recipe Variations

  • Spice it Up: Add a dash of red pepper flakes or a sprinkle of cayenne to give these patties a spicy kick.
  • Herb Refresh: Mix in different herbs like parsley or basil for a fresh, herby taste.
  • Cheese Options: Feel free to experiment with different types of soft cheeses – ricotta or feta can offer a nice twist.
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Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters

Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters

Author: Laura Bais
Give this Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters recipe a shot and see how simple and delicious it can be. Perfect for any get-together or just a casual dinner at home!
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 9 fritters


  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons of chives
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200 °C) so it can warm up while you prepare the mixture.
  • Thoroughly wash the zucchini, trim the ends, then grate and salt with half a teaspoon of salt (save the rest of the salt for the mixture). Leave them for 10-30 minutes to release water.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the eggs. Add cheese, spices, and finely chopped chives and combine.
  • Gradually mix in the flour.
  • Finally, incorporate the zucchini that you have drained of water by squeezing it between your palms.
  • After lining a large baking tray with parchment paper, shape 9 patties.
  • Place them in the oven for 15 minutes, turn them over and return them for another 15 minutes.
Keyword cottage cheese, Oven-Baked, potluck recipe, zucchini fritters, zucchini recipes
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