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On Turning 30 + Spiralized Zucchini Fritters

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins

Ingredients

  • For the fritters:
  • 1 medium zucchini Blade D
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley
  • ½ tbsp. garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • For the salad:
  • 4 packed cups of mixed greens or arugula
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Place the spiralized zucchini on a cutting board and chop them with a knife into 1” pieces.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the zucchini, eggs, onion, almond flour, chives, parsley, garlic powder, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once oil is shimmering, add about ¼ cup of the mixture, 4 times. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until set and browned. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining mixture and olive oil, until about 8 fritters are made.
  • In the bottom of a large mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, dijon mustard, vinegar, and season with salt and pepper. Add in the lettuce and toss to combine.
  • Divide 2 fritters per plate with a heap of side salad.

Notes

Per serving (2 fritters + 1 cup of salad out of 8 fritters) - Calories: 354, Fat: 31g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Carbs: 14g, Fiber: 6g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 12g, Sodium: 74mg