Easy and Tasty Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Dill Sauce

Discover the magic of zucchini transformed into irresistible fritters, so delicious that they’ll make you forget about meat. This simple recipe combines grated zucchini with vibrant bell peppers and fresh herbs, fried to golden perfection and served with a refreshing creamy dill sauce. It’s a delightful way to enjoy zucchini, proving that vegetables can be the star of the meal with minimal effort.

For the Zucchini Fritters:

  • 2 medium zucchini, grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Canola oil, for frying
  1. Prep Zucchini: Place the grated zucchini in a colander, sprinkle with salt, and let sit for 10 minutes. Squeeze out as much moisture as possible.
  2. Mix Ingredients: In a large bowl, combine the drained zucchini, black pepper, chopped bell pepper, olive oil, eggs, sour cream (or yogurt), flour, baking powder, and parsley. Stir until well combined.
  3. Fry Fritters: Heat a generous amount of canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. Spoon the zucchini mixture into the hot oil, flattening slightly to form fritters. Fry until golden brown on both sides. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil.

For the Creamy Dill Sauce:

  • 1 cup sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  1. Combine Ingredients: In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream (or yogurt), mayonnaise, fresh dill, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper until smooth.
  2. Chill: For best flavor, cover and refrigerate the sauce for at least 30 minutes before serving.


Plate the warm zucchini fritters and serve with a dollop of the creamy dill sauce on the side. This dish is perfect as an appetizer, a light lunch, or a side to your favorite mains.


These Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Dill Sauce are not just easy and tasty; they are a revelation in the world of vegetable cooking. The combination of flavors and textures makes them a hit for any occasion. This recipe is a testament to the versatility of zucchini, showcasing how simple ingredients can come together to create a dish that everyone will love. Enjoy the satisfaction of serving up these delightful fritters, and watch as they become a requested favorite.