Pea and Zucchini Fritters Recipe


Flavorful veggies + a satisfying crunch = 10/10. These fritters take one of our Plant-Rich Meals up a notch by turning it into a recipe that will have the whole family asking for more. 

Thanks to Ashley Walterhouse of Fit Mitten Kitchen for creating this delicious dish.

zucchini fritters on a serving plate, surrounded by fresh veggies and a creamy dip

Pea & Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 8 fritters


  • 1 Once Upon a Farm Peas Pass the Greens Plant-Rich Meal
  • 1 small zucchini
  • 1 large egg
  • ⅓ cup + 1 tablespoon white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose gluten-free flour blend)
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt (optional)
  • Avocado oil, for cooking


  1. Cook Plant-Rich Meal according to package directions. Remove pan from heat and blot excess water/moisture with paper towel; set aside.
  2. Shred zucchini on medium side of box grater. Squeeze out excess water in a tea towel or paper towel, then measure 1 packed cup.
  3. In a medium bowl, add zucchini, cooked Plant-Rich Meal, egg, flour, lemon zest, baking powder and salt. Stir until well combined.
  4. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and add 1–2 tablespoons of avocado oil. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the mixture for each fritter, flattening slightly and keeping a round shape. Cook for 3–4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Work in batches, leaving enough room for flipping.
  5. Allow fritters to cool before serving. They make a great snack to serve with your favorite yogurt.