Courgette Fritters

You can serve these courgette fritters as a vegetarian starter or as part of a main course. Add a dollop of yoghurt at the end.


Serves 2
100g FAGE Total
200g courgettes
1 ½ small shallots, peeled & finely chopped
2 spring onions, trimmed & finely chopped
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 green chilli, very finely chopped
50g fresh bread crumbs, made homemade bread
1 egg, beaten
50g strong farmhouse cheddar cheese, coarsely grated
1 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
¼ tsp cooking salt
Freshly milled black pepper

Serves 2
  1. Grate the courgettes and squeeze the moisture out by hand. Place in a large bowl.
  2. Chop and fry the shallots and spring onions in hot oil, until translucent. Add the green chilli and remove from heat.
  3. Add the shallots, spring onion and chilli to the courgettes and then add the breadcrumbs, beaten egg, cheddar cheese, coriander, salt and pepper. Mix well with a fork. Form into patties in your hand, flattening slightly.
  4. Fry in a non stick frying pan, in the olive oil on a medium heat, turning a couple of times until cooked through, golden and slightly crisp on the outside.
  5. Plate and garnish with a spoonful of TOTAL Yoghurt.