Baked squash fritters (Κολοκυθοκεφτέδες)

Baked Squash Fritters

Baked Squash Fritters

It was quite challenging figuring out what to call this recipe in English.  The literal translation from Greek is squash meatballs, but that sounds weird.  We thought about squash fritters, but since there is no battering or frying involved, that didn’t seem right. We toyed with squash pancakes, squash pitas, squash and stuff, and finally settled on baked squash fritters because, frankly, we got tired of thinking.

Whatever you call them (you can always try ko-lo-kee-tho-keftedes, which is the phonetic English spelling of κολοκυθοκεφτέδες 🙂 ), you will definitely love them.  These little morsels are a great way to get vegetables into your diet and your belly.  Because they are baked and not fried, you can pop them into your mouth freely and recklessly, knowing that they are nothing but good for you.

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