Zucchini Patties


2 1/2 cups coarsely grated zucchini (from about 3 medium)
1 tsp salt, divided
1 large egg
1 large egg yolk
1/2 c (or more) all purpose flour
1/2 c crumbled feta cheese
1 c chopped fresh italian parsley
1/2 c chopped green onions
1 1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
vegetable oil for frying (recommend: corn oil or grape seed oil)
hummus or yogurt


Toss zucchini and 1/2 teaspoon salt in large bowl.  Let stand 5 minutes.  Transfer to sieve.  Press out excess liquid.  Place zucchini in dry bowl.  Mix in egg, yolk, 1/2 cup flour, cheese, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.  Mix in parsley, onions, and dill.  If batter is very wet, add more flour by spoonfuls.

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil and 2 tbsp corn oil in large skillet over medium heat.  Working in batches, drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls into skillet.  Fry patties until golden, 5 minutes per side.  Transfer to paper towels.  DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead.  Place on baking sheet, cover, and chill.  Rewarm uncovered in 350 oven for 12 minutes.  Serve with yogurt or hummus.


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