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Cheesy Courgette & Carrot Fritters

Cheesy Courgette & Carrot Fritters

with Roasted Kumara Salad

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There's no better way to get your veggies than by adding them to cheesy golden fritters, gently fried for a gorgeous finish. With an extra dose of goodness from the robust side salad and a drizzle of delicious herby mayo, this is a colourful garden medley that you'll love!

Allergens:MilkEggsGluten

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Total Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

1 unit

courgette

1 unit

carrot

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 bunch

spring onion

1 bag

mixed salad leaves

1 packet

dill & parsley mayonnaise

(ContainsEggs)

½ unit

lemon

1 packet

pumpkin seeds (pepitas)

(May be presentGluten, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Sesame, Milk, Soy)

1 bunch

chives

1 unit

kumara

1 unit

tomato

Not included in your delivery

2 unit

egg

(ContainsEggs)

¼ cup

plain flour

(ContainsGluten)

olive oil

½ tsp

honey

¼ tsp

salt

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2480 kJ
Fat36.9 g
of which saturates9.5 g
Carbohydrate39.5 g
of which sugars16.5 g
Protein25.3 g
Sodium612 mg
Utensils
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Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

Preheat the oven to 220°C/200°C fan-forced. Cut the kumara (unpeeled) into 1cm chunks. Place the kumara, a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper on an oven tray lined with baking paper. Toss to coat, then roast until tender, 20-25 minutes.

TIP: Cut the kumara to the correct size so it cooks in the allocated time.

2

While the kumara is roasting, grate the courgette. Squeeze the excess moisture out of the courgette with your hands or a tea towel. Grate the carrot (unpeeled). Thinly slice the spring onion. Finely chop the chives. Heat a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the pumpkin seeds and toast, stirring, until browned, 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

3

In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs. Add the courgette, carrot, spring onion, chives and shredded Cheddar cheese and stir well to combine. Add the plain flour, the salt and a pinch of pepper. Mix well to combine.

TIP: Lift out some of the mixture with a spoon, if it's too wet and doesn't hold its shape, add a little more flour!

4

Return the frying pan to a medium-high heat and add enough olive oil to coat the base of the pan. When the oil is hot, add 1/4 cup of the fritter mixture and flatten with a spatula. Repeat with some of the remaining mixture. Cook until golden, 3-4 minutes each side. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat with the remaining fritter mixture.

TIP: If your pan is getting crowded, cook in batches for the best results. Don’t flip too early to ensure the fritters have time to set and add extra oil as needed.

5

Roughly chop the tomato. Cut the lemon (see ingredients list) into wedges. In a medium bowl, combine the honey, olive oil (4 tsp for 2 people / 2 1/2 tbs for 4 people) and a small squeeze of lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add the tomato, roasted kumara, mixed salad leaves and toasted pumpkin seeds to the bowl and toss to coat.

6

Divide the roasted kumara salad and cheesy courgette and carrot fritters between plates. Serve with the dill & parsley mayonnaise and any remaining lemon wedges.