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Green Pea, Feta and Mint Fritters

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 25 min

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) skim milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 75g reduced-fat feta, crumbled
  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 large zucchinis, coarsely grated, squeezed of excess moisture
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • lemon wedges, to serve
  • large green salad, to serve

 

Instructions

  1. Whisk together milk and eggs in a large bowl. Gradually whisk in flour, until smooth. Stir through feta, peas, zucchini, mint and lemon zest.
  2. Spray a large frying pan with olive oil and place over medium-high heat. Spoon 1/4 cup of mixture per fritter into the pan, 3 fritters at a time. Cook for 3 minutes each side, or until golden and cooked through. Continue with remaining batter to make 12 fritters, spraying pan with more oil, if necessary. Serve with lemon wedges and a large green salad.

 

Nutritional Information per serve

Kilojoules 1,250kJ Calories 299cal Protein 19.6g Total fat 6.5g Saturated fat 2.6g

Carbohydrates 36.1g Sugars 6.2g Dietary fibre 8.8g Sodium 512mg Calcium 200mg Iron 3.4mg

 

(Source www.healthyfoodguide.com.au/recipes/2010/december/green-pea-feta-and-mint-fritters)

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