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Easy and Toddler-Friendly Cheesy Fritters

It’s important to include family-friendly, budget meals into your healthy eating plan as often as possible. Cooking for a family on a limited budget can be difficult, often leading to poor dietary choices like calorie laden takeaways.

This super easy recipe for tasty pea, cheese and lemon fritters is a good budget-friendly meal option that will suit families (even those with toddlers and fussy eaters).

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Pea Lemon Fritters

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Pea, Cheese & Lemon Fritters
Pea, Cheese & Lemon Fritters
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 225 grams cooked frozen peas drained
  • 120 grams reduced-fat cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 egg large, beaten
  • 4 tbsp plain wholemeal flour
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 grams reduced-fat Greek yoghurt
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 225 grams cooked frozen peas drained
  • 120 grams reduced-fat cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 egg large, beaten
  • 4 tbsp plain wholemeal flour
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 250 grams reduced-fat Greek yoghurt
Pea, Cheese & Lemon Fritters
Instructions
  1. Place the cooked peas in a large bowl and add the flour, lemon zest, cheese, egg, and mint.
  2. Use your hands to combine well and form into small, flat fritters.
  3. Heat a large fry pan over medium heat and add the 1 tbsp of the olive oil.
  4. Cook half the fritters, turning after a couple of minutes.
  5. Once the fritters are crispy and golden brown remove from heat and set aide on paper towels to absorb excess oil.
  6. Add second tbsp of oil to the pan and cook remaining fritters.
  7. Meanwhile, mix the lemon juice into the yoghurt.
  8. Serve the fritters with the lemony yoghurt as a dipping sauce.
Recipe Notes

Serves: 4 (3 fritters each). Calories per serve: 215

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