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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Zucchini Pancakes!


Anyone hip deep in zucchini yet? While I was thrilled by the stripes, my zukes are an odd shape this year... if picked at about 3-4" they are straight and beautiful, left on longer they resemble crook-neck squash.
I found this recipe in a BHG magazine dated July 2007, it is worth the cost of the subscription! 

I've shared it many times, and it's a winner. Today I'm joining Foodie Friday with it, please stop over to see what everyone else is cooking up!
This recipe not only tastes great, but it can easily be reduced so it's great for one or two people. 
I make a 1/4th of a batch all the time.
Zucchini Pancakes
4-5 medium zucchini (about 1 1/2 lbs.)
3/4 tsp salt
4 eggs
1 clove garlic, minced
3/4 C flour
1/2 C grated Parmesan cheese
1 Tblsp finely chopped onion
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Sour cream (optional)
  1. Shred zukes (about 5 cups), add to a colander and toss with salt. Place plate on top and weigh it down with cans. Drain 15 minutes, discard liquid (don't skip this step!).
  2. In bowl beat eggs and garlic. Stir in flour, cheese, onion and pepper till just moistened (will be lumpy). Stir in zukes till just combined.
  3. For each pancake spoon 1 heaping Tblsp batter onto a hot lightly oiled griddle or skillet, spread to a 3" circle. Cook over medium heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until pancake is golden brown. Keep warm while making the remaining pancakes.
  4. Serve with sour cream.
My handwritten notes to myself on the article (not many on this one!):
-Make these again!
-Ok to add more garlic.
-Do not add more onion.
Hope you love them if you try them! :@)

16 comments:

  1. Ooh, that looks and sounds so good. I love making zucchini fritatas too! I think I'll try your recipe.

    hugs
    Sissie

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  2. These are great. Love your pig theme! try to visit http://pigtown-design.blogspot.com/

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  3. I AM!!!! Knee deep that is!
    These zucchini latkes sound divine!
    Look for these on my next weeks, Menu Plan. I'll link a post back to your site.
    I can't wait to make these!
    YUMMY!
    Yvonne

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  4. I apologize for the weird spacing, every time I try to fix it the post gets further away from the title!
    Anyone else having Blogger issues this week?

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  5. These will be so appreciated at our house in about a month! We are that far behind you, but my they look tasty. Thanks HTaPiM...have a good one.

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  6. I love zucchini pancakes/fritters! I will be knee or hip-deep soon :)

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  7. This is a delicous recipe to use up all the zucchini in my fridge. I like the cheese in it. Your ducky post for the 4th was so cute. Thanks for sharing.
    Joyce

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  8. These sound scrumptious! I love anything with zucchini.

    Jane (artfully graced)

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  9. looks delicious!!!!!
    Have a great weekend

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  10. Yes, my zucchini is coming in strong and I only have 2 plants!!!!! I love the sound of this recipe and copied it down! Thanks for sharing.

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  11. These sound delicious! My neighbor just gave me several pounds of zucchini, and I was wondering what in the world I would do with all of it.

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  12. I wonder if your zucchini seeds were a crosspollination of squash and zucchini? A new variety! lol Looks delish.

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  13. I have so much zucchini from my dad's garden. I have to try this.

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  14. Yummy!!! I'm going to try this tonight! We egg wash and Italian breadcrumb with a little flour salt pepper and garlic powder the zuchinni flowers and fry them in olive oil and a little butter drain and sprinkle a little parmagian cheese, evey summer so so good you can do it with pumpkin flowers too :) Thanks for stopping by my computer just got fixed now I can comment on blogs again! Have great day
    luvs and glitter
    ~jen

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  15. These are wonderful!!! My husband & I loved them!!! May I post this recipe on My facebook page??? Thanks & have a wonderful friday! Kathy

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  16. Hi Whispering Pines, sure! I'm glad you liked them!

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