Wednesday, 19 August 2015 14:52

Real Healthy Zucchini Cakes

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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.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, grated
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • 2 Tablespoons flax meal
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Non-Fat Plain Greek Yogurt or sour cream
  • Sweet Paprika

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  1. Heat half of the olive oil in a large skillet. Saute 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. Cook each side for 3 minutes or until golden.
  6. Serve with a dollop of yogurt or sour cream and a sprinkle of sweet paprika.

recipe adapted from Diana Keuilian www.realhealthyrecipes.com

 

Last modified on Wednesday, 19 August 2015 15:40
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