Pea, Zucchini & Goat’s Cheese Fritters

serves: 4

makes: 12 fritters


    • 2 x 150g Spreadable Goat’s Cheese
    • 3 medium zucchinis
    • 1 1/2 cup frozen peas, defrosted
    • 2 large handfuls mint leaves
    • Zest 1 lemon
    • 3 shallots, finely sliced
    • 1 tsp ground cumin
    • Salt/pepper
    • 1 cup besan flour
    • 1 tsp baking powder
    • 2 eggs
    • 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tsp Za’atar
    • To serve, 6 minute Soft boiled eggs and lemon wedges.


    • Grate 2 of the zucchini and place into a mixing bowl. Finely slice the remaining zucchini into another bowl and set aside for later.
    • Place 1 cup of the peas into a small food processor with half the mint. Blend them quickly to crush then add to the grated zucchini along with the lemon zest, cumin, ½ the shallots and a good seasoning of salt and pepper. Mix this gently, then add the eggs, besan flour, baking powder, mix then add 4 tbsp of the goat’s cheese and just mix to fold the goat’s cheese through.
    • Place a large non-stick frying pan over a medium/high heat and add a splash of olive oil. Working in batches, add the fritter mix to the pan using a large spoon to make fritters approx. 5cm in diameter. Cook for 2 minutes each side, until golden. Repeat with the remaining mix.
    • Spread the fritters with a little goat’s cheese, sprinkle over the za’atar. Add a soft boiled egg and drizzle with a little olive oil.
    • Toss together the sliced zucchini, peas, mint, shallots and with a little olive oil, season to taste then drop this over and around the fritters. Serve with lemon wedges.


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