Courgette fritters with eggs and tomatoes Recipe

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serves:

8 - 10

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

20 min

Cooking:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 85 kCal 4%
Fat 4g 6%
  -  Saturates 1g 5%

A simple everyday dish for the whole family. Grated gourgette fritters are lightly fried and served with cooked halved tomatoes and fried eggs. A great dish to get the kids eating vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 125g (4oz) self-raising flour
  • 1 level tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 150ml (¼ pint) milk
  • ½-1 large green chilli, deseeded and chopped, optional
  • 1 courgette, (about 200g/7oz) coarsely grated
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 2 tbps freshly chopped basil or mint
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 2 tbps olive oil
  • Fried eggs and tomatoes, to serve

Method

  • Whisk the flour, baking powder, beaten egg and milk until smooth. Stir in the chilli, if using, courgette, spring onions, herbs and seasoning.

  • Heat 1 tbs of the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add remaining oil and tbps of batter, 3 or 4 at a time, to make the fritters. Cook them for about 2 mins over a medium heat, until puffed up and set on the bottom, then flip them over and cook for another min.

  • Serve with a fried egg and halved cooked tomatoes.

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Top Tip

Make the batter just before you want to cook the fritters, this makes them really light.