Courgette fritters

This recipe uses zucchinis (courgettes) and is an easy healthy, quick, meal packed with vegetables and herbs.

Courgette fritter recipe
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner
SERVES 4
TIME TO MAKE 30 - 45 mins
MEAL TYPE Dinner

Method

  1. Grate the courgettes (zucchinis) and place in a mixing bowl. Add flours, baking powder, olive oil and eggs, then mix thoroughly
  2. Add trim milk and mix to pikelet batter consistency
  3. Gently stir in the reduced fat feta, herbs and paprika
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan and add a little olive oil if necessary. Spoon the batter in to create large pikelets, the mixture should make about 10 fritters
  5. Cook on both sides until lightly brown. Be careful not to let the pan get too hot as the mixture needs time to cook all the way through
  6. Serve warm with salad
  • courgette
  • 1/2 cup
    wholemeal flour
  • 2/3 cup
    white flour
  • 2 tbsp
    baking power
  • 1 tbsp
    olive oil
  • eggs
  • 1/2 - 1 cup
    milk reduced-fat
  • 60 g
    feta reduced-fat , chopped
  • 1 - 2 tsp
    mixed herbs
  • pinch 
    paprika
Per serve
  • Energy
    1110kJ
  • Total Fat
    10.8g
  • Saturated Fat
    4.2g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    28.3g
  • Sugars
    4.5g
  • Dietary Fibre
    2.1g
  • Sodium
    500mg

Method

  1. Grate the courgettes (zucchinis) and place in a mixing bowl. Add flours, baking powder, olive oil and eggs, then mix thoroughly
  2. Add trim milk and mix to pikelet batter consistency
  3. Gently stir in the reduced fat feta, herbs and paprika
  4. Heat a non-stick frying pan and add a little olive oil if necessary. Spoon the batter in to create large pikelets, the mixture should make about 10 fritters
  5. Cook on both sides until lightly brown. Be careful not to let the pan get too hot as the mixture needs time to cook all the way through
  6. Serve warm with salad