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"The Third Annual 'View/Chew' Cook-Off" Recipe: Meet the Press Zucchini Keftedes

By Marisa Dabney | Apr 2nd, 2015

On the April 2nd 2015 episode of "The View" the co-hosts team up with "The Chew" crew for the "The Third Annual 'View/Chew' Cook-Off." Michael Symon and Nicolle Wallace team up to make zucchini keftedes. 

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6 Servings

Total: $9.38

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 20 mins


  • 2 zucchini (grated)

  • 1 Tbsp chopped mint

  • 3 Tbsp roughly chopped dill

  • 1 clove garlic (minced)

  • 1 scallion (thinly sliced)

  • 1 lemon (zested, divided and juiced)

  • 4 oz crumbled feta cheese

  • kosher salt and freshly grated black pepper

  • 1 egg (beaten)

  • 1/4 Cup flour

  • Canola oil (for frying)

  • 1 Cup Greek yogurt


  • Place the grated zucchini in a clean kitchen towel and ring out any excess water.

  • Place in a large mixing bowl and add in the mint, 1 tablespoon of dill, garlic, scallion, half the lemon zest and crumbles feta. Season with salt and pepper and stir to combine. 

  • Add the beaten egg and flour to the mixture and stir.

  • Heat about an inch of the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. When the oilis hot drop small scoops, about 2 tablespoons, into the oil and allow to fry. 

  • Cook for about 2 minutes per side, until golden brown and then remove to a paper towel lined plate and season with salt. Continue until all of the mixture has been used.

  • In a small bowl, combine the Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons of dill and remaining lemon zest and juice, season with salt and pepper and stir to combine.