Zucchini and Potato Cups

Makes 3 servings (2 per serving)

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups shredded zucchini
  • 1 cup grated shredded potato
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 large egg

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Using a cheese cloth or a clean dish towel, gently squeeze out shredded zucchini and potato to remove excess moisture. Transfer to a medium bowl.
  3. Add garlic, cornmeal, cheese, onion powder, salt, pepper and egg. Stir well until fully combined.
  4. Spoon mixture into 6 greased muffin cups, dividing equally. Using fingers, make a small indentation in the centers and gently press mixture up sides of muffin cups.
  5. Bake until slightly crispy and golden brown at the edges, about 10 – 15 minutes.
  6. Let cool in pan for 1 – 2 minutes, then gently remove tots from muffin tin.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving: 141 calories, 5 g fat, 6 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate (17 g available carbohydrate), 2 g fibre, 271 mg sodium

My Viva Servings: 1 protein, 1 grain, 1 vegetable

Ingredients

  • 1 small zucchini, peel on
  • 1 medium potato (or about 1 cup shredded)
  • ¼ cup cornmeal
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 1 egg

Preparation

  1. Shred zucchini and potato into a medium-size bowl. Using a clean dish towel or paper towel, squeeze as much of the moisture out of the zucchini and potato as you can.
  2. Add the remainder of the ingredients to the bowl. Mix together until well-blended.
  3. Generously grease a muffin tin. Divide batter into 6 cups. Bake at 400°F for 10-15 minutes or until golden around the edges.
  4. Let cool 1-2 minutes, then gently remove tots from muffin tin. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional analysis per serving: 141 calories, 4.7 g fat, 6.3 g protein, 19 g carbohydrate (16.9 g available carbohydrate), 2.1 g fibre, 271 mg sodium.

My Viva Servings: 1 protein, 0 fat, 1 grain, 1 vegetable, 0 fruit, 0 dairy