Pinned it Tuesday: zucchini tots

4 Sep

Zucchini Tots 

  • 1 cup zucchini, grated
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 medium onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, grated (I used fat free)
  • 1/4 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions: Preheat oven to 400°.  Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.  Grate the zucchini into a clean dish towel.  Wring all of the excess water out of the zucchini. In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste.  Fill each muffin section to the top, pushing down on the filling with your spoon so it’s nice and compacted so they don’t fall apart when you take them out of the tin.

Bake for 16-18 minutes, or until the tops are golden.  Use a plastic knife or rubber spatula around the edges of each tot to remove them from the muffin tin.

(original recipe here)

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