Zucchini & Yellow Squash Fritters
A garden fresh appetizer, side dish or light meal.*
4 cups grated zucchini and yellow squash
1 cup onion finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon fair trade black pepper
¼ teaspoon chili pepper flakes
½ cup gluten free Italian bread crumbs
vegetable oil (add a little toasted sesame seed oil for heightened flavor)
In a large bowl combine squash, onion, egg, salt, pepper and chili flakes. Stir in bread crumbs. In a skillet with oil ½ inch deep, heat on medium-high. Form small patties and drop into hot oil. Cook about 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a paper towel covered plate. Enjoy while hot.
*Thank you Anyaa McAndrew for inspiring this recipe!