Courgette fritters with tomato and avocado salad Recipe

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10 min


5 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 471 kCal 24%
Fat 34g 49%
  -  Saturates 8.4g 42%

This delicious meat-free meal idea is ready in just 15 mins. Fry up some tasty courgette fritters and serve with a fresh tomato and avocado salad for a lovely summer dinner


  • 5tbsp self-raising flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large courgette, coarsely grated
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 heaped tbsp ricotta cheese
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • For the salad:
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, stoned and chopped
  • 1 spring onion, trimmed and chopped
  • A few basil leaves
  • A little olive oil


  • Put the flour in a large bowl, season, beat in the egg, then stir in the courgette and onions. Lightly fold in the ricotta, leaving it a bit lumpy.

  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add 6 spoonfuls of batter mixture (or cook 3 at a time in half the oil). Cook for 2 mins each side, over a medium heat, until golden.

  • To make the salad: Mix salad ingredients together, tearing in the basil leaves, then adding a dash of oil. Serve at once.

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Use thinly sliced cabbage if you do not have courgettes.