Zucchini Pea Fritters

Zucchini Fritters – a healthy favourite of mine!


These Zucchini Pea Fritters are one of my favourite low-carb side dishes. They are full of flavour: fresh mint, sweet peas and salty feta combine wonderfully with the subtle taste of zucchini.

There are few dishes I eat as often as this one- so tasty, filling and healthy.  Fabulous!!!

 

Ingredients
2 small servings

2 medium zucchini
1 onion
2 spring onions
1 clove garlic
2 spring onions
1 red chilli
2 tbsp fresh mint
1 tbsp fresh parsley
100g peas (fresh or frozen)
1 small egg
salt, pepper
100g feta

 

Recipe

  1. Grate the zucchini and press out as much liquid as possible. I use a potato ricer to squeeze the  zucchini dry. (DE: Kartoffelpresse, NL: Aardappelpers) for this)
  2. Grate onion.
  3. Chop spring onions, garlic, chilli, mint and parsley.
  4. Combine all adding peas, egg, salt and pepper.
  5. Crumble in feta and fold under.
  6. Heat a frying pan on a medium flame. Using a food ring straight in the pan make little patties. (if your mixture is very moist, tip your bowl so that the mix you add to your pan is not too liquid).
  7. Fry until golden on both sides.

 

Tips & Variations

Consider some of the following

  • Use basil instead of parsley
  • In my opinion only zucchini, feta, mint and egg are a must and the rest is optional


Serve with
Variations are endless, I feel these fritters go extremely well with fish and lam.

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