Real Healthy Zucchini Cakes

When I get a nice zucchini, I like to turn it into these tasty zucchini cakes. This recipe is very light, with no potato or gluten weighing it down. Top it with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of sweet paprika.

When I get a nice zucchini, I like to turn it into these tasty zucchini cakes. This recipe is very light, with no potato or gluten weighing it down. Top it with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt and a sprinkle of sweet paprika.

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time12 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time20 mins

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 small yellow onion, grated
 1 garlic clove
 2 cups grated zucchini (courgette)
 ½ tsp salt
 2 eggs
 ½ cup coconut flower
 2 tbsp flax meal
 ½ tsp baking powder
 8 tbsp coconut yogurt
 1 tsp sweet paprika

1

Heat half of the olive oil in a large skillet. Sauté the onion and garlic for 2 minutes, then set aside.

2

Place grated zucchini in a colander, sprinkle with the salt and allow to sit in the sink for 10 minutes.

3

Use a clean paper towel to squeeze excess water from the zucchini.

4

In a medium sized bowl whisk the eggs. Add the coconut flour, flax and baking powder. Add the onions and zucchini.

5

Place the remaining olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Drop the dough in heaping tablespoons, press down with a fork.

6

Cook each side for 3 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8

Ingredients

 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 small yellow onion, grated
 1 garlic clove
 2 cups grated zucchini (courgette)
 ½ tsp salt
 2 eggs
 ½ cup coconut flower
 2 tbsp flax meal
 ½ tsp baking powder
 8 tbsp coconut yogurt
 1 tsp sweet paprika

Directions

1

Heat half of the olive oil in a large skillet. Sauté the onion and garlic for 2 minutes, then set aside.

2

Place grated zucchini in a colander, sprinkle with the salt and allow to sit in the sink for 10 minutes.

3

Use a clean paper towel to squeeze excess water from the zucchini.

4

In a medium sized bowl whisk the eggs. Add the coconut flour, flax and baking powder. Add the onions and zucchini.

5

Place the remaining olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Drop the dough in heaping tablespoons, press down with a fork.

6

Cook each side for 3 minutes or until golden.

Real Healthy Zucchini Cakes

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