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Zucchini Fritters
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Contributed by: Cindi MurrahAdded: Sep 28, 2011 at 11:51 PM


Fresh Herbs, grated zucchini, cheese and eggs give is recipe taste which can be served for brunch, an appetizer or as a light lunch.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • 2 medium zucchini (trimmed)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1/4 cup finely grated mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup rice flour or any compliant flour
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped, fresh, flat leaf parsley
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • Olive oil for frying.
  • Salt and pepper to taste
How to make it:
  1. Grate zucchini on a large hole grater into a large bowl.
  2. Pat dry with a kitchen towel or paper towels.
  3. Repeat this same step with onion.
  4. Stir together zucchini, onion, cheese, flour and herbs.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Stir in eggs just before frying.
  7. Heat a medium skillet over medium high heat.
  8. Working in batches, add 2 tablespoons of oil.
  9. Scoop mounds (2 tablespoons) of mixture into pan and flatten slightly with spatula.
  10. Cook until golden brown and cooked through 2-3 minutes on each side.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)1 N N N B N N N N
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Zucchini1 N N N N N N N N
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley1 B N B B B B B B
Mozzarella Cheese  N N B B B B N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...1 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 16, 2011 at 06:34 PM By: Joe