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  • Breakfast
  • 3
  • 10 minutes
  • 10 minutes

Ingredients

3 zucchinis, grated
1 lemon, zested, chopped finely
¼ cup mint leaves, chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 clove garlic, chopped
½ cup wholemeal plain flour
½ cup panko breadcrumbs
50g feta cheese
50g rocket leaves
1 tbs parmesan cheese
3 tbs Greek low fat yoghurt
Black pepper

Nutritional Information (per serve)

  • 1272 kJ / 302 cal
  • 36g
  • 16g
  • 9g
  • 4g
  • 6g
  • 418mg

Cheesy Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini, or courgette if you are from overseas, is a very versatile vegetable. It is a good source of fibre, manganese, vitamin A, vitamin C, magnesium, folate, potassium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6 and more! These cheesy zucchini fritters are a great way to get more zucchini goodness into your day! Why not try them for breakfast to kick start your days serves of vegetables.

  • Step 1

    In a bowl, mix together the zucchini, lemon zest, mint leaves, eggs, garlic, flour and breadcrumbs.
  • Step 2

    Crumble feta cheese over the top and mix through.
  • Step 3

    In a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat, cook 2 tablespoons of the mixture for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown. Repeat until all mixture has been used.
  • Step 4

    Serve on a bed of fresh rocket leaves, sprinkle with parmesan cheese, freshly ground black pepper and Greek yoghurt.

Tip

Instead of using zucchini you could use grated carrot or a variety of grated vegetables of your choice!