Zucchini Waffles


Serving Size:
1 waffle

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian


  • 3 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Drain the grated zucchini in a colander or strainer to remove as much water as possible. Use a paper towel to press out some of the water through the strainer.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Heat a waffle iron to medium heat.
  3. Spray waffle iron with cooking spray, drop about 1/3 cup of mixture in the center and close the iron. Cook for 4-5 minutes and remove to a plate to keep warm. Repeat with remaining mixture.

Helpful hints

  • Two medium or 3 small zucchini will yield about 3 cups of grated zucchini.
  • Serve these tasty zucchini waffles as a side dish with fish or your favorite chicken dish.
  • Serve savory with sour cream or add some sweetness with maple syrup. You may also enjoy these waffles as a snack or unique breakfast.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 120

Protein 5 g

Carbohydrates 12 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 67 mg

Sodium 150 mg

Potassium 237 mg

Phosphorus 95 mg

Calcium 56 mg

Fiber 1.2 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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