Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters (vegetarian)

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These delicious Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters with cooling yogurt dip are the most amazing, mouthwatering and oh so easy to make summer/autumn meal. You can serve these vegetarian fritters as is, just with the dip, or you can add a side of salad. 

They are made using only simple, easy to get ingredients, but don’t let that fool you. These veggie cakes are packed with shredded zucchini, carrots, garlic and spices, all coming together to make an irresistible dish that everyone is sure to love. 

To be honest, these fritters are amazing just as they are and I’m happy to eat them as a snack with a little yogurt dip…but I also like to serve these veggie cakes with a side of my favourite harvest salad or a colorful beetroot salad. These veggie cakes go well with everything and they are a sure favourite in my home. Everyone adores them and they are one of my most requested dishes with kids and adults alike. 

Personally, I like that these vegetarian Zucchini Carrot fritters are a great way to get children to eat more veggies without it being obvious, and I’m happy to report that kids absolutely adore these fritters. But they are also just as popular with adults, because they are so deliciously flavourful.

What’s great about these Easy vegetarian zucchini carrot cakes?

  • They are super easy and quick to make
  • Very tasty and packed with flavours and textures
  • Meal prep friendly – you can make these zucchini carrot fritters in advance and freeze them for later
  • Budget friendly recipe – made with a few simple ingredients 
  • Packed with nutrients
  • A crowdpleaser – adults and children adore this recipe
  • Vegetarian, nut free and soy free

How to serve these Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters

You can serve these veggie cakes with a dip as a snack (I can definitely recommend these fritters as a football snack or healthy game night snack), serve as an easy and quick healthy dinner with a side of salad and a yogurt dip. You can also use these fritters in burgers with all your favorite burger toppings or use these fritters as a healthy lunch option. 

The possibilities are endless and all of them are delicious. 

The yogurt dip

I like to serve my Zucchini carrot cakes with a quick cooling yogurt dip, because it brings out the best in the fritters. You can easily serve these veggie cakes with your favourite dip or use my quick yogurt dip.

How is this quick yogurt dip made? It’s very quick and easy:

Instructions

  • Combine the greek yogurt with lemon juice, minced garlic, chili flakes and fresh chopped basil and add salt to taste. Keep the yogurt dip cool until serving.

How is this Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters recipe made? It’s so easy. Just:

Instructions

  • Combine the shredded zucchinis and shredded carrots in a bowl and add the curry powder, dried oregano, sambal olek (chili sauce) and salt and stir to combine. Add the eggs to the mixture and mix until everything is combined. Finally, stir in the flour a little at a time until it has a dough like consistency. 
  • Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan and use two spoons to shape the zucchini dough into fritters. Fry the fritters at medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until the fritters are nice and golden on the outside. Serve the fritters with a cooling yogurt dip and enjoy.

Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters (vegetarian)

These delicious Easy Zucchini Carrot Fritters with cooling yogurt dip are the most amazing, mouthwatering and oh so easy to make summer/autumn meal. You can serve these vegetarian fritters as is, just with the dip, or you can add a side of salad. 
They are made using only simple, easy to get ingredients, but don’t let that fool you. These veggie cakes are packed with shredded zucchini, carrots, garlic and spices, all coming together to make an irresistible dish that everyone is sure to love.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword dinner, vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Simone – Munchyesta.com

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cups Shredded Zucchinis
  • 2 cups Shredded Carrots
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 cloves Garlic Minced
  • 2 tbsp Mild Curry Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Sambal Olek or other chili sauce
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • cup Plain Flour

Instructions

  • Combine the shredded zucchinis and shredded carrots in a bowl and add the curry powder, dried oregano, sambal olek (chili sauce) and salt and stir to combine. 
    Add the eggs to the mixture and mix until everything is combined. Finally, stir in the flour a little at a time until it has a dough like consistency. 
  • Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan and use two spoons to shape the zucchini dough into fritters. Fry the fritters at medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until the fritters are nice and golden on the outside. 
    Serve the fritters with a cooling yogurt dip and enjoy.

Notes

Meal prep friendly. Can be frozen and reheated later.

Super Quick Cooling Yogurt Dip

This super easy and quick yogurt basil dip goes with just about anything. It only takes minutes to make and you can make it well in advance. It's delicious, cooling and brings out the best in any veggie.
Course Dip
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Simone – Munchyesta.com

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt 10%
  • 3 cloves Garlic Minced
  • Juice from ½ Lemon
  • Pinch of dried Chili flakes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bunch Fresh Basil Chopped

Instructions

  • Combine the greek yogurt with lemon juice, minced garlic, chili flakes and fresh chopped basil and add salt to taste. 
    Keep the yogurt dip cool until serving.

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