Courgette fritters with tomato and avocado salad recipe

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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

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  • healthy
Serves2
SkillEasy
Preparation Time10 mins
Cooking Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories471 Kcal24%
Fat34 g49%
Saturated Fat8.4 g42%

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

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Method

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.