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Florida Vegetable Recipe

Savory Florida Zucchini Cakes

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Ingredients  
Amount Ingredient
3 medium zucchini or yellow squash, or combination, grated
1 cup carrots, matchstick size
1 medium onion, diced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme, or 1 teaspoon dried
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 large eggs
1/2 cup flour or fine bread crumbs
  kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
 

Preparation
Remove the extra liquid out of the grated zucchini/squash by wrapping in a towel, twisting and squeezing. Heat half of the oil; add carrot and onion and fry for about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and zucchini and continue frying until liquid is mostly gone. Transfer to bowl and let cool. Mix in eggs, flour or bread crumbs, herbs and spices. Heat the rest of the oil, drop in small "pancakes" of the zucchini mixture, and fry until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Turn and fry another 4-5 minutes. Tip: Make a small batch of sour cream seasoned with salt and pepper to serve with the cakes.

Yield
4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 233; Total Fat 10g; Cholesterol 105mg; Sodium 54mg; Total Carbohydrates 27g; Protein 12g

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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