Going outside the box a little with this veggie-loaded side dish, so grab your zoodler, food processor, or favorite shredder –let’s have some fun with this vitamin packed vegetable we call ZUCCHINI!
2 CUPS SHREDDED ZUCCHINI (roughly 2)
1 LARGE EGG
¼ CUP MILK
½ GRATED PARMESAN
¼ CUP ALL PURPOSE FLOUR
¼ CUP WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR
NEUTRAL OIL OR NONSTICK COOKING SPRAY
Place zucchini in a colander and sprinkle with salt. Let sit for about 30 minutes, rinse with cold water and press out as much as possible. Blot dry.
Preheat waffle iron to lowest heat setting. In a large bowl, whisk together egg, milk, and ¼ cup of parmesan cheese.
In a small bowl, combine flour with ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp pepper. Mix into large bowl, add zucchini – toss until combined.
Coat waffle iron with nonstick cooking spray. Place rounded tablespoons of batter into the waffle iron. Cook about 3- 5 minutes or until slightly brown.
Serve topped with remaining parmesan cheese. Enjoy!
Nutrition per Serving: Calories 427, Total Fat 3g, Carbs 83g, Protein 22g, Fiber 16g, Sugars 8g