YELLOW SQUASH FRITTERS

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Yellow squash fritters are easy and delicious.

Yellow Squash Fritters

My family loves this recipe for yellow squash fritters and I cannot make enough of them.  We like them with a meal or just as a snack with ranch dressing or salsa.  They are good dipped in just about anything.  You could double this recipe if you want to make a lot or even cut it in half to make just a few fritters to try them.  You might also like to try our recipe for country corn fritters.

This yellow squash fritters recipe is a great way to use up an abundance of yellow squash from the summer garden.

2 cups shredded or grated yellow summer squash, do not peel

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup yellow cornmeal

1/3 cup finely chopped onion

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 egg

2/3 cup buttermilk or regular milk

Oil for frying (about 1/2 cup)

Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, chopped onion, salt, black pepper and garlic powder in a large bowl.  Stir in shredded squash, egg and buttermilk.  Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil.  Brown on each side. Drain on paper towels.  Makes 12 fritters.  Enjoy!

Yellow Squash Fritters
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

These are fabulous with a meal or as a snack with ranch dressing or salsa.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Yellow Squash Fritters
Servings: 4 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients
  • 2 cups shredded or grated yellow summer squash do not peel
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk or regular milk
  • Oil for frying about 1/2 cup
Instructions
  1. Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, chopped onion, salt, black pepper and garlic powder in a large bowl. Stir in shredded squash, egg and buttermilk. Drop by spoonfuls into hot oil. Brown on each side. Drain on paper towels.

Don’t forget to pin yellow squash fritters. 

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