Thursday, September 11, 2008

Zucchini Pancakes - 2.25 WW pts

Zucchini season is here, if you are looking for a great recipe to use up your summer zucchini, give these pancakes a try. These delicious pancakes are similar to potato pancakes, with less carbs. They make a great side dish.

Servings: 4 servings • Time: 20 minutes • Points: 2.25 Weight Watcher points

* 2 medium zucchini, grated
* 2 shallots, finely chopped
* 1/4 cup fresh chives
* 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
* 1 garlic clove, minced
* 2 eggs
* 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 6-8 tbsp whole wheat flour
* kosher salt and fresh pepper to taste
* olive oil spray

Grate zucchini using the large holes of a cheese grater and place in a large bowl. Add flour, shallots, garlic, parsley, chives, eggs, cheese, salt and pepper. Season with salt and pepper.

Heat a large skillet over medium heat and spray oil to cover pan. Drop tablespoons of the batter into the skillet. Cook about 2 minutes on each side until golden brown. Set aside and keep warm. Spray more oil in the skillet as needed, and continue with remaining batter. Makes about 20 small pancakes.

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