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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.
Serves: 8-10
Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Cheap as chips

 

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

 

 

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

 

    1. 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.

 

    1. Serve with a fried egg and halved cooked tomatoes.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

fat 4.0g saturates 1.0g calories 85(kcal)

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.