Zucchini Nuggets

You will be pleasantly surprised when you try our recipe for Zucchini Nuggets.

Delicious zucchini nuggets on a plate

Summer is the season for zucchini, which gives you the perfect reason to try our recipe for Zucchini Nuggets. You will be pleasantly surprised with this healthy alternative.

Serves: 12

Time: 40 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups zucchini, grated 
  • 1/2 cup potato, grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • olive oil



Pre-heat the oven to 200°C and line a large baking tray with baking paper. Using your hands, squeeze grated zucchini and potato to remove excess liquid. Add the egg and flour and stir well. Place breadcrumbs and parmesan on a large plate and mix to combine. Shape teaspoons of mixture into small nuggets and then coat nuggets in breadcrumbs. Put on the baking tray and drizzle a small amount of olive oil over the nuggets. Cook for 25 minutes, turning nuggets halfway, until golden.


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    5th Jan 2016
    They look very nice...what a great way to get kids to eat veg.
    10th Jan 2017
    Great way to get rid of the glut of Zucchini I have at the moment. Tried them on the grandkids, who quickly polished off the lot. Used lemon juice and sweet soy as a dipping sauce, but the kids ate them plain.

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