Zucchini Fritters – aka how to get your kid to eat zucchini

Tomorrow is the last day of August and although I am totally ready for fall, I’m also hanging on to the last of the amazing summer fruits and veggies. Heirloom tomatoes, peaches, cucumbers and I think I eat an average of 2.4 watermelons per week. Zucchini is another summer fave and I’ve been loving to simply grill (cut in rounds, toss with olive oil, salt and pepper and grill over medium 4 minutes each side) or sautĂ© (same prep as grilling, add some red pepper flakes, minced garlic, finish with some fresh lemon juice).

I had a few zucchini on hand and decided to tackle this Smitten Kitchen gem for lunch today with Oliver as my sous chef. The fritters looked so easy and delicious and my favorite part (other than the crispy edges) was a cooking project with my best guy. Oliver loves to help me in the kitchen and especially dug shredding the zucchini in the Cuisinart. Oh and of course he prefaced by saying would not eat zucchini. Read More