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Crispy Zucchini Cakes

“I love these ‘crab cakes’ without the crab!” writes Mary Wagner from Austin, Pennsylvania. The crispy, well-seasoned zucchini patties make a change-of-pace dish that’s perfect for dressing up a light summer supper.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Cook: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 teaspoons canola oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Stir in eggs until well blended. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Shape into eight patties. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties in oil in batches for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 241 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 750mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 fat, 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.
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