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Vegetable Fritters

These delicious vegetable fritters make a great breakfast staple with a poached egg or just have them on their own for a quick and easy snack.

It’s the perfect recipe to make in advance and have them over several days (if you can resist eating them all in one go – they’re that good!).

Serves: 4


  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 potato, grated
  • 2 zucchini, grated
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tbsp, self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp nutmeg, groundPepper (to taste)
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Mix carrot, potato, zucchini, eggs, flour, parsley, chives, nutmeg and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Heat one teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil in a non-stick frypan and add a few spoonfuls (dependent on frypan size and how big you want your fritters) of mixture to the pan.
  3. Flatten mixture slightly and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  4. Drain on absorbent paper, set aside and keep warm.
  5. Heat remaining oil and repeat with remaining mixture.

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Recipe supplied by Nutrition Australia Vic Division.

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Last updated: April 3, 2018 at: 8:30 am


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