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By: Lucky Supermarkets

Description:

Zucchini Cake

   

A delicious appetizer that makes the perfect starter to your summer party.

Ingredients

LEMON-CHIVE SAUCE
1/2 cup plain yogurt or sour cream
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/8 teaspoon Sunny Select Salt
ZUCCHINI CAKES
1 pound zucchini (about 2 medium), trimmed
1 teaspoon Sunny Select Salt
1 Sunnyside Farms Large Egg
1/2 cup Sunny Select All-Purpose Flour
1/4 teaspoon Sunny Select Ground Black Pepper
2/3 cup French fried onions
1 tablespoon Sunny Select Vegetable or Olive Oil

Preparation

Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 4

1. Prepare Lemon-Chive Sauce: In small bowl, stir together yogurt, chives, lemon juice and salt. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

 

2. Prepare Zucchini Cakes: With largest holes of box grater, grate zucchini into strainer set over medium bowl. Toss zucchini with salt; let stand 5 minutes. Lightly press zucchini in strainer to remove as much liquid as possible; discard liquid.

 

3. Meanwhile, in separate medium bowl, with fork, lightly beat egg. Add flour, pepper and zucchini, and stir until well combined; fold in fried onions. Makes about 2 cups.

 

4. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Drop zucchini mixture by 1/4 cupfuls into skillet to make 8 mounds. With bottom of measuring cup, press zucchini mixture into 3-1/2-inch patties. Cook 5 to 7 minutes or until browned, turning once halfway through cooking. Serve zucchini cakes hot with yogurt sauce.

 

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 203 Calories, 10g Fat (4g Saturated), 50mg Cholesterol, 774mg Sodium, 21g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 6g Protein

Last Updated Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 07:10 PM.
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