Zucchini & Feta Fritters

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These delicious gluten free fritters are perfect for making on the weekend for easy meals during the week. Just serve with a simple salad or eat all on their own!

Ingredients

  • Olive oil, for frying
  • 4 small zucchini, grated
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 200g feta
  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Handful of fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • Handful of fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • Pinch sea salt and black pepper

Method

  • Place zucchini in layers of paper towel to remove excess water
  • Combine zucchini, eggs, feta, flour, backing powder, mint, parsley, salt and pepper in a bowl
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large frying pan over low-medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons of zucchini mixture to the pan and flatten with a spatula
  • Repeat and cook, in batches, for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden

Serves 4

Nutritional Information (per serve)

  • kJ: 1260
  • Calories: 302
  • Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Fibre: 6g
  • Sodium: 177mg

These fritters are a great protein-rich snack and also a good source of potassium, providing about a quarter of the recommended daily intake (per serve), with a higher amount if served with a leafy green salad. Potassium is important in nerve and muscle function, and is essential for all body functions.

Bradford Clinic