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courgette feta fritters

Courgette feta fritters

Rosanna Stevens
A warm, gooey and crispy fritter with courgette and feta served with a minty yoghurt dipping sauce
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 153 kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing bowls
  • Sieve
  • Frying pan
  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams courgette
  • 75 grams feta cheese
  • 50 grams self raising flour
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 egg
  • 1 lemon
  • 50 grams yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoon mint
  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions
 

  • Top and tail the courgettes and grate
    grated courgette
  • Place them in a sieve over a bowl and sprinkle over some salt to help them release their water. There will be a lot of water to get out, and the fresher they are the more there will be.
  • Using your hand or a fork, press down on the grated courgette to release their water through the sieve into the bowl. Keep going until no more comes out.
  • Now break the egg into another bowl and slowly whisk the flour into it to form a sticky paste. This will hold the fritters together.
  • Stir in the grated courgette, diced shallot, feta cheese, half the mint, a squeeze of lemon juice and some salt and pepper.
    mix the ingredients together
  • Heat some oil in a frying pan and when hot, being frying your courgette feta fritters.
  • Use a tablespoon to measure out each one, and press down to make them flat once in the pan.
    fry the courgette fritters
  • Fry 3 or 4 at a time for a few minutes on each side, turning once golden and crispy.
  • To make the dressing, blend the yoghurt, parsley, lemon juice and the rest of the mint and serve alongside the hot crispy courgette feta fritters.
    serve the crispy courgette fritters with the dipping sauce

Nutrition

Calories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 8gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 243mgPotassium: 457mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 514IUVitamin C: 38mgCalcium: 151mgIron: 1mg
Keyword courgette feta fritters, zucchini fritters
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