11 Zucchini Fritters Recipes

There are endless ways to enjoy zucchini, but my favorite iteration of this summer squash has to be fritters. Low calorie and easy to make, zucchini fritters make an easy vegetable side dish disguised in a hash brown-like patty. They can take many forms, from Italian zucchini fritters to zucchini and corn fritters, and more. For all the summer squash inspiration, check out 11 of our best zucchini fritter recipes.

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Easy Zucchini Fritters

Easy Zucchini Fritters

These zucchini fritters are as classic as they come. For a new twist on a classic, try making them with a waffle iron like reviewer Tracy: "I have been playing with my waffle iron. I followed exactly but threw it in the waffle iron on high for about 4 minutes. So good."

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Zucchini Corn Fritters

Two of the most iconic summer veggies combine in this top-rated recipe.

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Old-Fashioned Italian Zucchini Fritters

four zucchini fritter patties on white plate
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These old-school Italian fritters are made simply with Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.

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Zucchini and Feta Cheese Fritters (Kolokithokeftedes)

zucchini and cheese fritters on paper towel
Raquel Teixeira

Switch things up with these Mediterranean-style fritters made with potato, zucchini, feta cheese, fresh mint, and bread crumbs.

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Zucchini-Parmesan Cheese Fritters

stack of zucchini fritters

Recipe creator VeggieCravings says, "Make these easy bite-sized zucchini Parmesan cheese fritters for a healthy and delicious snack any time of the day!"

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Zucchini Fritters

four zucchini fritter patties on white plate
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Zucchini, yellow squash, and carrots are packed into this sneaky vegetable side. Typically, fritters are held together with flour, but this recipe calls for corn muffin mix for that unique, sweet corn flavor.

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Parmesan Zucchini Patties

two zucchini fritters on white plate

What makes these seemingly run-of-the-mill fritters unique? Crushed saltine crackers are used to hold the batter together!

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Crispy Zucchini Fritters

Crispy Zucchini Fritters

Dill and spring onions bring fresh flavor to these savory fritters.

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Zucchini, Wild Rice, and Hazelnut Fritters

zucchini fritters with hazelnuts and rice
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Use your end-of-summer zucchini surplus to make these nutty, autumn-inspired fritters: "The hazelnuts added a wonderful flavor," says reviewer jyry.

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Zucchini Carrot Patties with Bacon

Zucchini Carrot Patties with Bacon
Soup Loving Nicole

"Delicious gluten-free, paleo-friendly zucchini cakes! Bacon and onions take this savory side to another level," says recipe creator Beth Smith.

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Easy Squash Fritters

squash fritters on plate with green garnish

Choose to use zucchini, yellow squash, or a mix of both in these simple fritters. "In the summer we have these at least once a week," says recipe creator K Hillbilly.

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