Courgette fritters with tomato and avocado salad recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 5 min

Nutrition per portion

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

    Ingredients

    • 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

    Method

    • 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.

    Top tip for making Courgette fritters with tomato and avocado salad

    Use thinly sliced cabbage if you do not have courgettes.

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