savory veggie fritters

Savory, Kid-Friendly Vegetable Fritters

  • Author: RD-Licious
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 dozen 1x


Savory, cheesy Zucchini & Spinach Fritters – the perfect way for kids to enjoy their greens! Simple to make and a complete family-friendly food. Dip in ketchup and devour! (GF)



  • 1.5 large zucchinis, grated
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/8 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 23 TBSP sliced green onions, for topping


  1. Grate zucchini and squeeze out any excess water with a paper bowl. Add zucchini to a large bowl.
  2. Whisk egg and add to bowl with zucchini. Add spinach, almond flour, mozzarella cheese, nutritional yeast, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Add olive oil to a large sauté pan and heat to Medium-High heat.
  4. Scoop 1-2 heaping TBSP of batter into palms and form into a flat ball. Add to saute pan and lightly flatten with spatula. Cook for about 1-2 minutes per side, until turning golden brown, flipping and continuing to cook on alternate side. Repeat for all batter.
  5. Let cool, top with sliced green onions, and enjoy! Pairs well dipped in ketchup.

Keywords: savory zucchini fritters, vegetable fritters, gluten free veggie fritters, kid-friendly veggies