This Green Pea Fritters recipe is a healthy hit with kids

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Don’t fritter away your time worrying about how to get veggies into those little tummies! This recipe is here to save the day. Plenty of green vegetables, which can be substituted as you fancy, and plenty of herbage.

And let’s not forget the quinoa which really deserves its own special mention. Like a superhero swooping in, this little miracle seed is a very on-trend superfood that is packed full of goodness. If you look really closely you might just be able to spot the cape!

Green Pea Fritters

Ingredients

  • 280 g (2 cups) fresh podded peas
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 handful fresh herbs (parsley, basil, thyme, coriander)
  • 1 handful baby spinach
  • 185 g (1 cup) quinoa, cooked
  • 150 g goats feta
  • zest of one lemon
  • ghee for frying 

Method

  1. Add half of the peas, eggs, herbs, spinach and into a food processor and combine until smooth.
  2. Fold through remaining ingredients and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. If batter is too runny simply add more quinoa.
  4. Fry little spoonfuls of this mixture onto a pan with ghee on medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until golden.
  5. Serve with chutney or yogurt.
  6. Perfect for a next day lunch box.

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