Italian Dinner


These easy-to-make fritters are an absolutely delicious way to enjoy zucchini!


Italian zucchini fritters





3 eaches zucchinis, shredded

1 zucchini, diced + 6 eggs + 1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

¼ cup chopped fresh basil

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

2 cups vegetable oil for frying.



Beat the eggs in a bowl until smooth.

Stir in the shredded and diced zucchini, then season with salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and basil.

Add the flour a little at a time, stirring between additions until no dry lumps remain.

Heatthe oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).


Drop the batter into the hot oil by the spoonful a few at a time making sure not to overcrowd the oil.

Cook until the fritters are golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes.

Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

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  • Reply
    Robert Giuffrida
    10/26/2020 at 7:58 am

    Hi I’m robert.can your zucchini fritatas can they be frozen after cooking them?

    • Reply
      Mangia Magna!
      10/26/2020 at 8:21 am

      Better to put it in the fridge in a well-closed glass container (not plastic!) And a couple of days it keeps very well.

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