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Pumpkin fritters

Up your vegetable intake with these delicious pumpkin fritters - good for any meal time or serve as a snack.

Ingredients

Get your vegetables in fritter-form.
Get your vegetables in fritter-form. Photo: Quentin Jones

500g pumpkin
2 large eggs
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tbsp chopped parsley
4 level tbsp plain flour
4 tbsp grated pecorino or parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper
500ml extra virgin olive oil

Method

Steam pumpkin in pieces in a little water until tender. Remove skin and mash flesh with fork.

In a large bowl, beat eggs then mix in garlic, parsley, flour and cheese to obtain smooth paste.

Mix in mashed pumpkin flesh. Season to taste.

In a pan, heat olive oil and form each fritter using 1 tbsp of mixture. Once golden, place on absorbent paper.

Add salt if necessary and serve hot as a snack.

 

Main ingredient:
Pumpkin, Eggs
Cuisine:
American (US)
Course:
Finger-food
Occasion:
Kids' cooking, Midweek dinner, Picnic

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