Skillet zucchini pancake with eggs

Heather Disarro

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Skillet zucchini pancake with eggs is simply delicious and full of vegetable goodness. Seared zucchini is topped with perfectly fried eggs and served piping hot for any meal.

skillet zucchini pancake with egg

Skillet zucchini pancake with eggs

Serves 1


  • 1 medium zucchini, grated on a box grater
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 whole egg


  1. Preheat a small skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the butter and allow to melt while heating.
  3. In a bowl, toss together the zucchini, flour, salt, pepper and paprika until completely combined.
  4. When the skillet is hot and the butter is melted, spoon the zucchini mixture into the hot butter and gently press into an even layer.
  5. Allow to cook for about 5 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Carefully flip the pancake over using a sturdy spatula.
  7. Using a spoon gently make a small hole in the middle of the pancake.
  8. Crack the egg into the hole and cover the skillet with a lid.
  9. Cook until the egg is done to the desired consistency.
  10. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.