Greek Zucchini And Cheese Croquettes

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Greek Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Chich Barak Kebbe, Lemon Leaf Mint Thogayal , Taiwanese Hamburgers, Chettinad Kathrikai Avial

Rate This Recipe


  • 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

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