Zucchini Patties with Marinara Sauce

Barbara Heckenlively

By
@Potlucky

At harvest time, with an abundance of zucchini, this is my favorite zucchini recipe.


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Serves:

3

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
grated zucchini
1
egg (lightly beaten)
2 Tbsp
mayonnaise
2 Tbsp
chopped onion
1/2 c
whole wheat or unbleached flour
1/2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
small grind fresh ground pepper
marinara sauce
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1
large onion chopped
2 Tbsp
chopped garlic
1 tsp
basil
1 tsp
oregano
1 large
can of crushed tomatoes
1 can(s)
16 oz. of petite diced tomatoes
1 can(s)
tomato paste
2
packets of sweet n low
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
medium grind fresh ground pepper
fresh grated parmesan (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine egg, mayo., zucchini, and onion. Add flour, Parmesan, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
2
Melt butter and olive in a large skillet. Form zucchini mixture into patties by dropping about one cup of mixture into the frying pan and spreading the mixture in the shape of a patty. Fry over medium heat until well browned, approximately 2 minutes on each side.
3
For marinara sauce, saute onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is transparent. Add 1 large can of crushed tomatoes, 1 can of petite diced tomatoes, one can of tomato paste and one tomatoe paste can of water. Add basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and sweet n low.
4
Bring to boil and reduce heat to simmer for 30 minutes. Serve sauce over zucchini patties and, if desired, sprinkle with fresh grated parmesan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy