Zippy Zucchini Burgers

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Sharon123

A wonderful new way to eat the beloved zucchini! :) They are easy to make, and taste great! Family tested and loved. You can make the patties and freeze some for later too. Created for Dining on a Dollar contest.

Top Review by Outta Here

These are very easy to make and taste wonderful. I did have a problem with them being too soft/moist in the center for using on a bun. I would add more bread/cracker crumbs and maybe salt the zucchini and let it drain and then squeeze out the excess moisture first before cooking. But if you are just going to eat them as a patty without the bun, they are fine. The sauce is just the right compliment for these. I used parsley and fresh oregano, and think they would be good with fresh cilantro also!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute chopped zucchini, bell pepper, and onion in 1 tbls. butter on medium low heat until very soft, about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Combine zucchini mixture with the parsley, cheese, cracker crumbs, walnuts, egg, pepper, salt if using, and garlic. Cool for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Form into 4 patties, depending on what size you want them(at this point you may freeze in between sheets of wax paper or plastic wrap).
  4. In a sauté pan, heat olive oil until hot, reduce heat to medium, then fry patties about 5-7 minutes each side, till nice and brown on each side.
  5. To make sauce, mix mayonnaise, mustard and honey together in a small bowl. Use 1 tbls. sauce for each burger.
  6. You can serve these in buns with sauce, or by themselves with sauce on top.
  7. Caramelized onions(just onions sauteed in small amount of oil till golden brown) are great to go on top of burger.

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