Zucchini, Lemon, Mint, and Dill Fritters

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These zucchini fritters are a great way to introduce more vegetable to your family or use those zucchini from your garden! This dish is great appetizer for a party or get together. Lemon EO is great to cleans toxins from the body, Peppermint EO is great for the digestive system, & Dill EO is known for its fresh and invigorating properties

Zucchini, Lemon, Mint, and Dill Fritters


  • 3 small or 1 large zucchinis, grated coarsely
  • 1/2 cup of plain flour  (I needed more with the flax eggs but my zucchini may have had more water in it to. It needs to be a firm batter consistency. So adjust as needed)
  • 2 eggs or 2 flax eggs
  • 4 drops Lemon essential oil
  • 1 drop Peppermint essential oil
  • Toothpick drop of Dill essential oil (Dill EO comes in the Summer Sensation kit for dōTERRA)
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chopped or 1 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese or a non-dairy Parmesan (made of nuts and nutritional yeast)
  • salt and pepper
  • Olive oil for pan
  • paper towel

Flax eggs:

  • 1 Tablespoons flaxseed meal (ground raw flax seeds)
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons water
  • Add flaxseed meal and water to a dish and stir

  • Let it rest for 5 minutes to thicken. Add to recipes in places of eggs
  • its not a exact 1:1 substitution in every recipe because it does not bind and stiffen during baking quite like a egg does. But I’ve found it to work incredibly well in pancakes, quick breads, muffins, these fritters and many other recipes


  1. Grate the zucchini, sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and leave to drain in a colander for 15-30 minutes, press out any excess water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Add the eggs/flax eggs, parsley, 3 drops lot Lemon essential oil, 1 drop Peppermint essential oil, take a toothpick dip into the Dill essential oil bottle and swirl it into the egg mixture, parmesan cheese, and flour in a bowl, once combined stir in the grated zucchini.
  3. Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a pan to a medium high heat and add one spoonful of the mixture a time, press down gently with a spatula to make a patty. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown and sit to drain on a paper towel.
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