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Zucchini Bites

CATEGORY: Appetizers

Serve as an appetizer or side dish.  The red pepper flakes add just the right zing to this tasty bite.
zucchinibites
SERVINGS: 8
PREP TIME:  30 minutes
COOK TIME: 6 minutes
INGREDIENTS

2 cups shredded zucchini

1/2 tsp Kosher salt

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

2 cloves garlic through garlic press

4 T flour

1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1/8 tsp chili powder

Vegetable oil

Sour cream

DIRECTIONS

1. Put grated zucchini into a colander, pour 1/2 tsp of kosher salt over top; let zucchini drain for 30 minutes. Pat dry with paper towels.

2. While the zucchini is draining, saute the finely chopped onion and garlic.

3. In a medium bowl, combine the zucchini, egg, onion, flour, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper and chili powder. Use hands and mix ingredients together.

4. Heat a small amount of oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Make small patties and drop zucchini mixture into pan. Cook for a few minutes on each side until golden.

5.  Top each zucchini bite with a dab of sour cream.