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giant zucchini-corn fritter

(9 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Lori McLain
Denton, TX

Everything's bigger in Texas they I decided to prove it with a giant tasty fritter :0)

Blue Ribbon Recipe

You would not believe the aroma of this zucchini corn fritter while it bakes. The combination of ingredients is salty, sweet, and savory. A versatile dish filled with fresh summer zucchini that can be served for dinner or brunch.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(9 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For giant zucchini-corn fritter

  • 1 pkg
    cooked real bacon pieces (2.5 oz)
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pkg
    fried onions (2.8 oz)
  • 2 c
    thinly sliced zucchini
  • 1 pkg
    yellow cornbread mix (7 oz)
  • 2 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
    cream style corn
  • 1 c
    thawed yellow corn kernels or fresh kernels
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 3 Tbsp
    melted butter

How To Make giant zucchini-corn fritter

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375 degrees. Coat a 10 1/4" cast iron skillet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Mixing bacon, Parmesan cheese, and fried onions in a bowl.
    Mix bacon pieces, Parmesan cheese, and fried onions in a medium bowl.
  • Half the mixture poured into a cast iron skillet.
    Place half the mixture into the bottom of the prepared skillet.
  • Sliced zucchini layered on top.
    Layer the thinly sliced zucchini over the mixture.
  • Mixing melted butter into cornbread mix, egg, sour cream, corn kernels, and creamed corn.
    In another medium bowl, mix together the cornbread mix, egg, sour cream, cream corn, and corn kernels. Sprinkle with the sea salt and fold in melted butter.
  • Cornbread mixture poured over the zucchini.
    Pour the cornbread mixture over the zucchini layer.
  • Remaining bacon-Parmesan mixture poured on top.
    Top with the remaining bacon-cheese mixture. Tap the pan slightly to settle the ingredients before baking.
  • Fritter after being baked in the oven.
    Bake in a 375 degree oven for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out nearly clean. Cool about 8 minutes before serving.