Gluten-Free Zucchini Pancakes

These savory zucchini pancakes make a nutritious, albeit slightly unconventional, breakfast. Serve them with a side of bacon or sausage for extra protein. (They’re also a great side dish for dinner.)

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Shred the zucchini (a food processor is ideal for this) and squeeze dry with a dishtowel or paper towels. Dump it into a medium mixing bowl and add the minced garlic, flour, eggs, cheese, salt, and pepper. Mix lightly with a fork. If it seems too wet to hold together, you can add another tablespoon coconut flour.
  • Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Using an ice-cream scoop or serving spoon, drop the zucchini mixture into the pan in little blobs and flatten a bit with the fork. Cook until browned, 3–4 minutes, and then flip. Cook another 2–3 minutes or until desired doneness and transfer to paper towels to drain.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini, shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut flour
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 oz. Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions

  • Shred the zucchini (a food processor is ideal for this) and squeeze dry with a dishtowel or paper towels. Dump it into a medium mixing bowl and add the minced garlic, flour, eggs, cheese, salt, and pepper. Mix lightly with a fork. If it seems too wet to hold together, you can add another tablespoon coconut flour.
  • Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Using an ice-cream scoop or serving spoon, drop the zucchini mixture into the pan in little blobs and flatten a bit with the fork. Cook until browned, 3–4 minutes, and then flip. Cook another 2–3 minutes or until desired doneness and transfer to paper towels to drain.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol150mg
Sodium810mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars2g
Protein10g