giant zucchini-corn fritter

★★★★★ 9 Reviews
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By Lori McLain
from Denton, TX

Everything's bigger in Texas they say.....so 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 Reviews
serves 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.
    2
    Mix bacon pieces, Parmesan cheese, and fried onions in a medium bowl.
  • Half the mixture poured into a cast iron skillet.
    3
    Place half the mixture into the bottom of the prepared skillet.
  • Sliced zucchini layered on top.
    4
    Layer the thinly sliced zucchini over the mixture.
  • Mixing melted butter into cornbread mix, egg, sour cream, corn kernels, and creamed corn.
    5
    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.
    6
    Pour the cornbread mixture over the zucchini layer.
  • Remaining bacon-Parmesan mixture poured on top.
    7
    Top with the remaining bacon-cheese mixture. Tap the pan slightly to settle the ingredients before baking.
  • Fritter after being baked in the oven.
    8
    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.
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