Zucchini, Quinoa & Haloumi Fritters

Fritters are always one recipe that grabs people’s attention. Why?  Because they are super easy, practical and versatile. With few ingredients to them it’s a quick way of meal prepping for weekday lunches or easy dinner ideas.

These Fritters have the added benefits of Quinoa making it a excellent vegetarian meal packed with protein. Quinoa provides slow releasing energy and make you feel fuller for longer so you can enjoy these fritters any time of the day even for breakfast.

Add a simple salad  or try a smashed avocado and tomato salsa you can’t go wrong.

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Zucchini, Quinoa & Haloumi Fritters

  • Servings: 12
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Ingredients

1/2 cup quinoa (uncooked)

1 cup water

5 eggs

2 large zucchini grated

100g  haloumi grated

1/4 cup almond meal or rice flour (for nutfree)

1/4 cup green onion sliced

handful basil leaves thinly sliced

Salt & Pepper

Directions

  1. In a saucepan place quinoa and water and bring to the boil. Lower heat and simmer for 10-12 mins or until all water is absorbed. Cool
  2. In a large bowl place zucchini, haloumi, quinoa, eggs, almond meal, green onions and basil and mix well
  3. Heat a  non stick frypan on medium to high heat, add 2 tablespoons of mixture to pan to make round fritters. Cook for 2-3 mins then flip over and cook for further 2-3 mins or until browned. Repeat until used all the fritter mixture
  4. Serve with a salad or smashed avocado salsa.

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