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Zucchini-Rice Fritters

with Tomato Salad
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Zucchini-Rice Fritters

Zucchini-Rice Fritters - Fresh, crispy fritters - without potatoes!

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Health Score:
9,6 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
45 min.
Preparation
Calories:
278
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Natural rice contains considerably more vitamins, minerals, and fiber than milled white rice. With a small change to the recipe, it is also suitable for those who cannot tolerate gluten: simply replace the wheat flour with potato or rice flour.

Tip for saving fat: use a a low-fat, spicy, hard cheese.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie278 kcal(13 %)
Protein11 g(11 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates31 g(21 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2.5 g(8 %)
Vitamin A0.3 mg(38 %)
Vitamin D0.9 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E3 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin4.5 mg(38 %)
Vitamin B₆0.4 mg(29 %)
Folate85 μg(28 %)
Pantothenic acid1.3 mg(22 %)
Biotin15.9 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.8 μg(27 %)
Vitamin C33 mg(35 %)
Potassium474 mg(12 %)
Calcium167 mg(17 %)
Magnesium76 mg(25 %)
Iron3.1 mg(21 %)
Iodine11 μg(6 %)
Zinc1.7 mg(21 %)
Saturated fatty acids3.7 g
Uric acid65 mg
Cholesterol130 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 ounces
Natural long grain rice (cooking time: 10 minutes)
2
1 piece
Cheese (preferably Gruyere cheese)
½ bunch
3 sprigs
2
3 tablespoons
1 pinch
1 tablespoon
8
2 tablespoons
Fruit Vinegar (such as raspberry or apple cider vinegar)
2 teaspoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot (with lid), 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Grater, 1 Bowl, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Large knife, 1 Sieve, 1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Brush, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Plate, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

1.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 1

Cook rice in salted water according to package instructions. Meanwhile zucchini, rinse, trim and grate finely with the grater over a bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of salt, mix well and let stand for 10 minutes.

2.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 2

Meanwhile, grate the cheese. Rinse the parsley and mint, shake dry, pluck off the leaves and chop finely.

3.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 3

Place zucchini in a sieve and press out moisture. Mix in a bowl with cheese, herbs, eggs and flour.

4.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 4

Drain the rice and let cool slightly. Then mix with the zucchini mixture. Season well with paprika, salt and pepper.

5.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 5

Coat the bottom of a large non-stick pan with oil and heat. Add 1 tablespoon portions of the zucchini mixture to the pan and cook over medium heat until golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes.

6.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 6

Stack cooked fritters on a plate, layering a paper towel between the fritters. Place in preheated oven at 175°F to keep warm.

7.
Zucchini-Rice Fritters preparation step 7

Rinse tomatoes, cut out stems and cut the tomatoes into slices. Arrange on a plate. Drizzle with oil and vinegar, season with salt and pepper and serve with the fritters.