Potato Zucchini Patties


These Potato Zucchini Patties are a testament to the beauty of simple ingredients coming together to create something truly special. Each patty, with its golden-brown crust, reveals a soft, flavorful interior that perfectly balances the earthiness of potatoes and zucchini with the creamy, melting mozzarella at its heart. This dish is a celebration of texture and taste, offering a delightful crunch followed by the comforting warmth of cheese-filled bites. It’s a recipe that embodies the joy of cooking with love, transforming everyday ingredients into a dish that’s both satisfying and surprisingly easy to make.

Perfect for any occasion, these patties are versatile enough to serve as a delicious appetizer, a hearty side, or even a main course for those seeking a lighter, vegetarian option. They invite creativity, allowing for variations in herbs and spices to suit your palate, making each batch unique. Whether you’re cooking for family, friends, or simply treating yourself, these Potato Zucchini Patties promise to deliver a burst of flavor and joy with every bite, proving that the best meals are those made with care and shared with love.

Full Recipe:


  • Zucchini: 2, grated
  • Potatoes: 2, grated
  • Onion: 1, finely chopped
  • Carrot: 1, finely chopped
  • Parsley: A sprig, chopped
  • Eggs: 2
  • Black pepper: to taste
  • Breadcrumbs: 3 tablespoons
  • Mozzarella cheese: cubed
  • Olive oil: for frying
  • Salt: to taste




  1. Sprinkle grated zucchini with salt and let sit for 10 minutes to draw out moisture. Squeeze out excess water.
  2. Soak grated potatoes in cold water to prevent browning.
  3. Mix zucchini, potatoes, onion, carrot, parsley, eggs, black pepper, and breadcrumbs in a large bowl.
  4. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  5. Form mixture into patties, inserting a cube of mozzarella in the center of each.
  6. Fry patties until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  7. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 8 minutes | Total Time: 28 minutes

Kcal: 150 kcal per patty | Servings: 8 patties


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