Up your vegetable intake with these delicious pumpkin fritters - good for any meal time or serve as a snack.
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Get your vegetables in fritter-form. Photo: Quentin Jones
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
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.