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Zucchini Cakes

Posted at 11:52 AM, Jul 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-20 13:52:42-04
  • 2 large zucchini grated, about 2 cups
  • 1 cup wheat panko bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 8-10 basil leaves, torn
  • 6-8 mint leaves, torn
  • No Salt Seasoning and Pepper, to taste

To remove excess water removed from the grated zucchini, wrap it in a clean dishtowel and squeeze out excess water.

Combine the first 7 ingredients in a bowl with no salt seasoning and pepper; mix thoroughly. Using a heaping tablespoon to form the mixture into patties (about 6-8).

In a large frying pan, bring olive oil up to medium heat. Add patties and cook until golden brown. About 3-4 minutes per side.

In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, lime zest, juice, garlic powder, hot sauce, basil, mint, no salt seasoning and pepper. Serve sauce with the zucchini cakes.

Sponsor: Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute