Zucchini & Goat Cheese Cakes

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Okay, I know I say this all the time, but I think these are my new favorite!  Maybe I just have a new favorite every other day, but whatever the case, right now, these are it!  I got the idea for these from the following pin.

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I changed pretty much everything in the recipe because of what I had on hand and because I don’t eat some of the ingredients in these, but the one thing they do have in common is the zucchini, and that’s great because zucchini is woooonderful for you!

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You will love these zucchini cakes, and they’re pretty simple to make, so get on it!

ZUCCHINI & GOAT CHEESE CAKES

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded zucchini
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped into very small pieces
  • 1 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 3/4 cups oatmeal
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Directions

1.)  Put your 3/4 cup oatmeal in a food processor or blender and pulse on high until the oats have a bread crumb like consistency.

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2.) Prepare your zucchini by shredding 2 cups worth, then place on a dish towel and cover with another dish towel.  Squeeze out as much moisture as you possibly can, then set aside.  Chop your onions and crumble your goat cheese.

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3.) In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the zucchini, goat cheese, oats, and onion.

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4.) Add your eggs and mix everything together well.

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5.) Heat your olive oil over medium heat in a large frying pan.  Form your mixture into eight balls.  Place them on  your frying pan, then gently press them down with a fork or spoon to form patties (you may have to do this in batches – I could only fit  four at a time on my frying pan).  Cook on one side for about 2-4 minutes.

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6.) Using a spatula, carefully flip each cake over.  Cook on the other side for 2-3 minutes till cooked through.

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7.) Place a paper towel over a plate and transfer the cakes to the plate.  Let sit for 5-10 minutes, then season with a bit of sea salt and serve.

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Try these!  You won’t regret it!  Enjoy! 🙂

2 thoughts on “Zucchini & Goat Cheese Cakes

  1. I love zucchini and often make the above but add shredded carrot and dill for flavouring ..keep in the freezer for quick snacks. On my blog this month I introduced some cupcakes made with zucchini, first time making they were delicious.

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