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Air Fryer Zucchini Tots

Air fryer zucchini tots are a kid-friendly, veggie-heavyside dish that comes together in no time thanks to your friendly neighborhoodair fryer!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 tots


  • 12 ounces of zucchini shredded (about 2 medium)
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ½ cup plain panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 shake of cayenne pepper or to taste


  • Shred the zucchini over a thin tea towel, and wring all the water out of the zucchini that you can.
  • In a medium bowl add shredded zucchini, egg, cheese breadcrumbs and garlic. Add a shake of cayenne and ⅛ teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
  • Mix together.
  • Scoop out 1 tablespoon of zucchini mixture, and form a small 1 inch patty with your hands, and place on a plate. Repeat with remaining zucchini mixture.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 375. Spray fryer basket with non stick spray.
  • Add the zucchini tots to the basket once preheated.
  • Cook for 3 minutes, flip, then cook an additional 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with a little extra salt.
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