Vegan Recipes

Vegan Zucchini Clouds

Delight your taste buds with the light and flavorful experience of Vegan Zucchini Clouds. These airy and wholesome bites are a culinary delight that captures the essence of fresh zucchini in a cloud-like texture. Packed with plant-based goodness and vibrant flavors, this recipe is perfect for those seeking a delicious and nutritious vegan snack or appetizer.

Recipe: Vegan Zucchini Clouds


For the Zucchini Clouds:
  • 2 medium-sized zucchinis, grated
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup plant-based milk (such as almond or soy)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
For the Dipping Sauce (Optional):
  • 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving – Makes about 20 Clouds):

  • Calories: 45
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Protein: 2g


This recipe makes approximately 20 zucchini clouds.


1. Grate the Zucchini:
  • Grate the zucchinis using a box grater or a food processor. Place the grated zucchini in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out excess moisture.
2. Prepare the Batter:
  • In a mixing bowl, combine the grated zucchini, chickpea flour, nutritional yeast, baking powder, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and chopped parsley.
  • Add plant-based milk and olive oil to the mixture. Stir until a thick, pancake-like batter forms.
3. Preheat and Grease:
  • Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Grease a mini-muffin tin with a small amount of olive oil.
4. Spoon into Muffin Tin:
  • Spoon the batter into the mini-muffin tin, filling each cup almost to the top.
5. Bake:
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the centers are set.
6. Prepare the Dipping Sauce (Optional):
  • In a small bowl, whisk together vegan mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to create a tangy dipping sauce.
7. Serve and Enjoy:
  • Allow the zucchini clouds to cool slightly before carefully removing them from the muffin tin.
  • Serve the Vegan Zucchini Clouds on a platter with the optional dipping sauce.
  • Enjoy these delightful bites as a snack, appetizer, or side dish!

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