Greek Style Zucchini Croquettes

Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 23 mins

From the Hellenic Hannukah cookbook. This version is from Foradenes, a small, family-owned seaside taverna in the town of Finikki on the island of Syros.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine zucchini and onions in a colander and sprinkle with salt.
  2. Let sit for 20 minutes and then squeeze out all the water.
  3. Add dill, mint, egg, cheese, bread crumbs and butter, and combine well.
  4. Fashion mixture into tablespoon-sized balls and fry- 6 at a time- in 5 1/2 inches olive oil, heated to a temperature of 325 degrees, for 2-3 minutes , or until light brown.
  5. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.
Most Helpful

These where so tasty,to just add a little variation I added a dash of tabasco to the mix prior to forming the meatballs.I served them on a bed of assorted salad leaves and sprinkled some finely chopped spring onions over as a garnish.

Norahs Girl October 26, 2002

I've made this 3 times. We love it. My Croatian neighbor loves it. I did not use mint, but next year I'll grow some and try it.

It's loose again August 20, 2005

These were really easy and tasty. We enjoyed them a lot - thank you!

VegeMight July 08, 2005