Recipe

Pea fritters with avocado goat’s cheese

Savoury pea fritters, perfect for brunch or lunch! Tasty, golden and green these fritters are a delicious alternative to corn. They are also suitable for diabetics.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Ingredients

Pea fritters with avocado goat’s cheese
  • 1/2 cup (75g) wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 small egg
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) skim milk
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon rice bran oil
  • 1 small avocado (200g)
  • 30 gram fresh goat’s cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 30 gram rocket leaves (arugula)
  • 80 gram chopped cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 lemon wedges

Method

Pea fritters with avocado goat’s cheese
  • 1
    Combine sifted flour and rind in a medium bowl. Add egg and milk, whisk to combine. Fold through peas. Season with pepper.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat; cook ⅓-cups of batter, in batches, for 3 minutes each side or until browned lightly and cooked through. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, mash avocado in a small bowl with a fork. Stir through cheese and mint. Serve fritters with avocado mash, rocket, tomato and wedges.

Notes

Thaw peas by running under boiling water. The mixture is quite loose, it will spread once in the pan.

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