Vegan Zucchini Patties

Certainly! Cooking is not just about following a recipe; it’s a journey of creativity and expression. Each ingredient added, every stir of the spoon, is an opportunity to infuse your dish with personality and flair. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a novice cook, the kitchen is your canvas, and the ingredients are your palette.

In the case of these vegan zucchini patties, it’s not just about making a meal; it’s about crafting a culinary masterpiece. From the vibrant green of the freshly grated zucchini to the rich, cheesy goodness of the vegan Parmesan and Mozzarella, every element comes together to create a symphony of flavors and textures.

As you mix the ingredients and shape the patties, think about the story you’re telling with your food. Perhaps it’s a tale of health and sustainability, showcasing the abundance of fresh produce in a delicious, plant-based dish. Or maybe it’s a celebration of creativity, as you experiment with different herbs and spices to elevate the flavors to new heights.

Whatever story you choose to tell, remember that cooking is an expression of love and care for yourself and those you share your meals with. So let your imagination run wild, and let these vegan zucchini patties be your culinary masterpiece, a testament to your creativity and passion for good food.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups grated zucchini
  • 2 flaxseed eggs (2 tablespoons ground flaxseed mixed with 6 tablespoons water)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (or chickpea flour for gluten-free option)
  • ½ cup grated vegan Parmesan-style cheese
  • ½ cup shredded vegan Mozzarella-style cheese
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. Prepare the Zucchini: Wash the zucchini thoroughly and grate it using a box grater or a food processor. Once grated, place the zucchini in a clean kitchen towel or cheesecloth and squeeze out excess moisture. Set aside.
  2. Make the Flaxseed Eggs: In a small bowl, mix together 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed with 6 tablespoons of water. Stir well and let it sit for about 5 minutes until it thickens and forms a gel-like consistency, resembling the texture of eggs.
  3. Combine Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated zucchini, flaxseed eggs, finely chopped onion, all-purpose flour (or chickpea flour), vegan Parmesan-style cheese, vegan Mozzarella-style cheese, and salt to taste. Mix everything together until well combined, ensuring that all ingredients are evenly distributed.
  4. Form Patties: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add 1-2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Once the oil is hot, use a spoon to scoop out portions of the zucchini mixture and gently shape them into patties. Place the patties in the skillet, flattening them slightly with a spatula. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Serve: Once the patties are cooked through and golden on both sides, remove them from the skillet and place them on a plate lined with paper towels to absorb any excess oil. Serve the vegan zucchini patties hot, accompanied by your favorite dipping sauce or as a side dish to complement a main course.

Additional Tips:

  • For added flavor, you can incorporate herbs and spices such as garlic powder, dried oregano, or freshly chopped parsley into the zucchini mixture.
  • If you prefer a crispier texture, you can bake the patties in the oven at 400°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes, flipping them halfway through the cooking time.
  • These vegan zucchini patties can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Simply reheat them in a skillet or oven before serving.
  • Experiment with different types of vegan cheese to find your favorite flavor combination. Smoked vegan Gouda or cheddar-style cheese can add a delicious smoky taste to the patties.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 245
  • Total Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 350mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 9g