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Squash Fritters Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 Servings as shown. 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making these delicious Squash Fritters. It’s a bit of a twist on regular fried squash and can be made as a side dish or as an appetizer. Just a couple of small squash will go a long way and your family will be asking you to make some more in no time at all.



  • 2 cups of raw Squash, grated
  • 1 cup Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Eggs
  • 6 Tablespoons of Flour
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Pinch of Baking Powder
  • Cooking oil for frying.


  1. Wash squash and pat dry with a paper towel, cut off both ends.
  2. Peel and chop one small onion, enough to equal 1 cup.
  3. Grate squash with a box grater, enough to equal 2 cups.
  4. Break two eggs into a medium sized mixing bowl, whisk with a fork.
  5. Add grated squash.
  6. Add chopped onions.
  7. Add Salt
  8. Add Sugar
  9. Add Black Pepper
  10. Add Baking Powder
  11. Add Flour
  12. Heat a skillet to medium heat, add 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil and the butter, let butter melt.
  13. Drop the squash mixture by spoon into hot skillet, cook about 3-5 minutes on both sides until brown.
  14. Remove to a paper towel lined plate and let drain.
  15. Serve warm and enjoy!


You could use just about any type of squash to make this recipe. Zucchini would be great or a mixture of both yellow squash and zuchini.

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