Personal Trainer Recipe – Broccoli Zucchini Patties

cooked patties
A cheesy, tasty personal trainer recipe that will just fly off the plate.


  • 1 whole head of broccoli
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grapeseed or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese (sharp cheddar or any cheese blend)
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs plus 1 egg white, beaten
  • Salt/pepper

Preheat oven to 400F.

Cut the broccoli and zucchini into chunks and steam until fully cooked. Drain veggies and coarsely chop.

cooked broccoli
Place on a thick layer of paper towels.

on towel

Surround with towel and squeeze out excess moisture.

roll in towel
Place all the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mix.
in bowl
Add the cooked veggies to the mixture in the bowl, and mix together well.

Form into patties (whatever size is desired).


Bake for 15 minutes , flip them over and bake for another 15 minutes.

cooked patties

This personal trainer recipe is from Arleigh Winokur, personal trainer Mississauga, at the Personal Training Station.