The Best Veggie Fritter Recipe

Simple Veggie Fritters

These gluten-free veggie fritters are made with a blend of zucchini and carrots, then sauteed in coconut oil instead of deep frying.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy fritters, veggie fritters
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 fritters
Calories 62 kcal


  • 1 cup grated sweet potato
  • ¾ cup grated carrots
  • ¾ cup grated zucchini
  • cup quinoa flour (or gluten-free flour of choice)
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • 1 large egg , lightly beaten
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • Coconut oil for cooking


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sweet potato, carrots, zucchini, flour, scallions, egg, salt and pepper. Stir the mixture together with a spatula or wooden spoon until combined.
  2. Add 2 - 3 tablespoons of coconut oil into a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, form small patties out of the vegetable mixture in your hands.
  3. Cook the fritters until golden brown, about 2 - 3 minutes, then flip cook an additional 1 - 2 minutes. Transfer the fritters to a cooling rack.
  4. Repeat this process with the remaining mixture.
  5. Serve slightly warm as a side dish.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Veggie Fritters
Amount Per Serving (1 fritter)
Calories 62
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 255mg11%
Potassium 197mg6%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 6805IU136%
Vitamin C 4.2mg5%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.