I don't know about you, but I'm always trying to come up with different ways to cook food I enjoy (mainly as not to get bored with it), and zucchini is one of them. I have seen several variations of zucchini patties, but ended up creating my own with items I had in the kitchen. These babies were insanely simple, and so delicious! Even I was surprised with how yummy they turned out!
Zucchini Patties, makes 6 patties
2 zucchini (about 2 1/2 c.) 1/2 of a white onion 1/2 c. ground flaxseed 2/3 c. bread crumbs (you could easily substitute for panko) 2 eggs 1 tbs. liquid aminos Pepper + red chili flakes to taste (optional, but I LOVE a little kick!) 1 tsp. walnut oil (or whatever oil you have, walnut gives it great flavor)
Give the zucchini and onion a rough chop, and toss them in the food processor. Grating the zucchini is always an option, but I have found that this creates a surplus of moisture. If this is the route you go, make sure you get the majority of the liquid out.
After the veggies are processed, mix all ingredients together. The consistency should be similar to cooked oatmeal. If it's too wet, add some bread crumbs. Too dry, and a little water should do the trick. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and start placing patties on the sheet. They should be around 4" in diameter, and 1/2" inch thick.
Bake them at 375°, for 12-15 minutes. Once done, flash grill them in a sauté pan with a little walnut oil to crisp them up. I used them to make open faced burgers for dinner, and they were sooooo good!
I was craving another one in the morning, but wasn't quite ready for a burger, so I heated one up and topped it with an over-medium egg. Genius! Ha! Enjoy!