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Corn & Zucchini Fritters

These sweet corn and zucchini fritters are so easy to prepare and great to serve at any time of the day.

30 mins
10 ingredients
$1.90 / person
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Corn & Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients

Serves = 5

  • 1 ½ cups wholemeal self raising flour
  • 1 cup lite milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1x 420g tin corn kernels
  • 1 medium zucchini
  • 2 tbsn extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup tasty cheese (reduced fat)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 cup natural yoghurt (reduced fat)
  • 1 small cucumber

It’s this easy

  • In a large bowl whisk together the milk and eggs
  • Grate the zucchini and cheese add this to the bowl
  • Also add to the bowl the flour, corn and cumin and stir the mixture until combined
  • Heat the olive oil in a frypan over medium heat
  • Spoon the mixture into the pan to make fritters the size of a small drinks coaster
  • Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, the fritters should be golden and feel firm in the centre
  • To make the cucumber yoghurt, dice the cucumber and stir this through the yoghurt
  • Serve the fritters with the cucumber yoghurt

Tweaks

  • If you don’t have a frypan you could try cooking the fritters on a sandwich press. Wipe the base of the sandwich press with some paper towel dipped in oil, spoon the mixture onto the base of the press and lower the top down. Lock the top into place just above the fritters and cook until golden on both sides, turing once as they cook.

Notes

Nutrition information (per serve)

  • Energy (1715kJ)
  • Protein (17.4g)
  • Total Fat (13.5g)
  • Saturated Fat (4.2g)
  • Carbohydrate (50.2g); Starch (38.9g), Sugars (11.3g), Added sugars (0g), Free Sugars (0g)
  • Dietary Fibre (7.7g)
  • Sodium (431mg)
  • Calcium (327mg)
  • Iron (2.3mg)

Allergies

Contains: Gluten, Dairy, Wheat, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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