Meat Free Meals: Zucchini Crab Cakes

Looking for a great seafood substitute? Zucchini crab cakes just might fit the bill! Join us at 5:30pm on Wednesday, May 8 for Meat Free Meals — you’ll get a hands-on demonstration about how to prepare this dish, as well as extra information about zucchini and why it’s good for you.

Can’t make it to the program? Here’s the recipe:

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2 1/2 c  grated zucchini
1 1/2 tsp  Ener-G Foods Egg Replacer
2 tbsp  water
2 tbsp  Earth Balance butter, melted
1 c  bread crumbs
1/4 c  minced onion
1 tsp  Old Bay Seasoning
1/4 c  all-purpose flour
1/2 c  vegetable oil for frying
  1. Squeeze moisture out of grated zucchini, using paper towels.
  2. In a small bowl or measuring cup, combine the egg replacer and water – this serves as the egg in the recipe.
  3. In a large bowl, combine zucchini, “egg”, and Earth Balance. Stir in crumbs, minced onion, and seasoning. Mix well.
  4. Shape mixture into patties. Dredge in flour.
  5. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium high heat until hot. Fry patties in oil until golden brown on both sides.

photo credit: meglet127 via photopin cc

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