Easy Veggie Patties

These veggie patties are very simple to make, and much healthier than the original fried recipe. I like to pair them with tomato, avocado, and some cheese melted on whole-wheat crackers. They freeze well for future lunches and dinners too!

[DF] Dairy-free


  • 1 large baking potato, cleaned and grated (skins optional)
  • 2 medium zucchini, skinned and grated
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon basil


  • Food processor is very helpful but not required
  • Baking sheet


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheet and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients.
  3. Using your hands, form the mixture into patties. Arrange patties on baking sheet.
  4. Bake for approximately 30 minutes, turning half-way through.


Adapted from “Crispy Vegetable Pancakes,” page 80 of Essentials: Vegetables by Bernice Hurst, copyright 2002 by Exclusive Editions, Parragon Publishing.