Freaky fritters

The fun, freaky fritters are the perfect alternative to the sugary treats of Halloween.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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Freaky fritters
  • 500 gram peeled, grated kumara
  • 1 grated medium zucchini
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 small, thinly sliced red onion
  • 1/3 cup plain flour
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil leaves
  • bocconcini halves, plus trimmed bocconcini for eyes and teeth
  • sliced olives for the eyes
  • thin slices of tomatoes for the mouths
  • sweet chilli sauce


Freaky fritters
  • 1
    Squeeze excess moisture from kumara and zucchini.
  • 2
    Transfer to a large bowl with eggs, red onion, flour, parmesan and basil leaves. Season and mix well.
  • 3
    Lightly spray a large frying pan with olive oil. Heat on medium. Working in batches, spoon ¼ cups mixture into pan, flattening with a spatula. Cook for 3-4 minutes each side until golden.
  • 4
    Place bocconcini halves onto fritters to make eyes, top with sliced olives. Form mouths with thin slices of tomatoes and teeth with trimmed bocconcini. Serve with sweet chilli sauce.

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