Zucchini Cheddar Pancakes

Prep Time 15 mins

Cook Time 6 mins

Total Time 21 mins  

Servings: 8 people


  • 2 whole medium zucchini grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 2 whole eggs lightly beaten,
  • 1/9 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place grated zucchini in a colander. Sprinkle with salt and let sit for 10 minutes allowing excess moisture to drain off zucchini.
  2. Squeeze zucchini and place in a clean, dry towel. Squeeze off all excess moisture. Place zucchini in a mixing bowl.
  3. Sprinkle flour over zucchini and toss to coat.
  4. Mix in cheese.
  5. Add eggs and mix until incorporated.
  6. Mix in salt and pepper.
  7. Place heaping scoops of mixture onto a hot, greased skillet. Flatten out scoop to make a flat pancake.
  8. Cook for approximately 3 minutes per side.
  9. Serve with cilantro lime crema or maple syrup!

Recipe Notes

To make the crema, take 1/4 cup sour cream and mix in juice from 1/2 lime, zest from 1/2 lime and a tablespoon of chopped cilantro.