by Morsels of Life | CJ Huang
Julienned zucchini, combined with sweet onions and salty Cotija cheese, formed into little cakes with breadcrumbs and egg, then pan-fried into perfect little zucchini cakes.

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Yield: 16 patties, approximately 2.5 inches in diameter
Cuisine: American
Category: sides, appetizer



Mass Weight Volume Number Material Notes
352 grams 12.375 ounces 2 cups 1 large zucchini, julienned or grated
91 grams 3.25 ounces 1 onion, sliced thinly
2 eggs
104 grams 3.75 ounces 1 cup 3 slices bread crumbs
1 teaspoon chili pepper flakes
73 grams 2.675 ounces 1/2 cup Cotija cheese, grated


  1. Gather all materials.
  2. Combine all materials, mix until homogeneous, and form into patties.
  3. Pan fry zucchini cakes until browned, and then flip and brown on other side.

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Calories (Cal): 40 ・ Sodium (mg): 95 ・ Fat (g): 1.5 ・ Protein (g): 2 ・ Carbs (g): 4 ・ Fiber (g): 0
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