Kolokithokeftedes Pitas

What should you do with all of the zucchini from your garden? Make this tasty dish and you won’t be giving away your garden abundance anymore!

Serves 8


  • 1 15.5-oz can Eden chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 small red onion, grated
  • 1 egg, lightly whisked
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 pitas, toasted
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 8 leaves romaine lettuce


Process chickpeas in a food processor until smooth. Add breadcrumbs, zucchini, onion, egg, and salt. Pule until combined.

Form into eight 4-by-1/2-inch patties.

Saute patties in oil until golden and crisp, 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Halve pitas and stuff with patties, yogurt, and lettuce.