Squash and Zucchini Cakes

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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e3 medium zucchini

3 medium yellow squash

1 cup toasted bread crumbs

1 cup shredded Parmesan

1/3 cup minced Vidalia onion

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

1 jar store-bought marinara sauce


  1. Grate zucchini and squash with a fine grater. Press between paper towels to remove excess moisture.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine grated zucchini and squash and next 7 ingredients. Shape mixture into 2-inch patties, pressing together firmly.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook squash and zucchini cakes 3 to 4 minutes per side or until lightly browned.
  4. Place onto serving platter and serve with marinara sauce.