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Greek Zucchini And Cheese Croquettes Recipe

Greek Zucchini And Cheese Croquettes is a popular Greek Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Greek Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 4 - medium zucchinis, grated (or carrots)
  • 1 cup - kefalotyri cheese, grated (or pecorino or any cheese)
  • 1 - medium onion, grated
  • 1/2 cup - toasted bread crumbs (or crushed zwieback)
  • 1/2 cup - all-purpose flour
  • 1 - Egg
  • 3 tbsp - chopped fresh Mint
  • 3 tbsp - chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tsp - sea salt (or as per taste)
  • 1/2 tsp - freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp - margarine
  • 3-4 tbsp - Olive oil
  • How to Make Greek Zucchini And Cheese Croquettes:

    1. Season the grated zucchini and/or carrots with salt in a colander and allow it to drain for 15 minutes.
    2. Press it dry with a paper towel before using.
    3. Heat margarine in a non-stick frying pan and fry the onions to translucent.
    4. In a mixing bowl, bind together the zucchini, onion, cheese, bread crumbs, mint, dill, eggs, and pepper to a firm mixture.
    5. Add flour to bind, if there's too much liquid.
    6. Shape into half-inch thick patties about 2.5-inch wide.
    7. Fry in hot olive oil until golden for about 2-3 minutes.
    8. Drain on absorbent paper towels and serve hot.


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