Sharon's Recipes

August: Zucchini Pancakes


2 lbs of zucchini coarsely grated with the skins
1 T. lemon juice
1 c sliced scallions or chopped onion
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 egg, beaten
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp white pepper
Oil for frying
Sour Cream or yogurt with snipped chives

Drain grated zucchini in a colander and squeeze out the juices. Toss the zucchini in a bowl with the scallions, garlic and egg. Combine dry ingredients and add to the bowl. combine thoroughly and place in the frig for 30 minutes. Heat a large skillet or electric fry pan to 360. Cover the bottom of the pan with 1/2 inch oil. Form patties with the chilled batter. Fry til golden brown, flattening with the spatula. Remove and drain on absorbent paper towels. Serve asap.

Serve with a bowl or yogurt or sour cream and remember my grandmother Rose, who made these all summer long.


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