Zucchini, Lentil and Curry Fritters

Beans and lentils provide a great source of protein and contain a healthy dose of soluble fibre which reduces the absorption of cholesterol, making these little legumes heart-healthy nutrition powerhouses!
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Details
  • Serves 4
  • 11 Ingredients
  • 10 Minutes Prep
  • 20 Minutes Cook
  • Medium
Nutrition
  • Energy 1181kJ
  • Protein 10.7g
  • Fat (total) 12.9g
  • - Saturated Fat 2.4g
  • Carbohydrate (total) 28.7g
  • Fibre 7.6g
  • Sodium 363mg

Ingredients

200g red capsicum, finely chopped

1 small avocado, chopped

1 lemon, juiced

6 green shallots, thinly sliced

1 cup fresh coriander leaves, coarsely chopped

400g can lentils, drained, rinsed

350g coarsely grated zucchini

3 teaspoons curry powder

1 egg, lightly beaten

½ cup self-raising flour

120g mixed salad leaves

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Method

  1. Combine capsicum, avocado, 2 tablespoons juice and half both the shallots and coriander in a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Mash lentils in a large bowl. Squeeze grated zucchini to remove as much excess liquid as possible (see tip).
  3. Add to lentils with curry powder, egg, flour and remaining shallots and coriander. Stir to combine and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Add four ¼-cup amounts of lentil mixture to pan. Cook for 3 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm. Repeat to make 8 more fritters.
  5. Meanwhile, toss salad leaves, vinegar and oil in a bowl. Serve salad with fritters and capsicum salsa.

 

Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips

An easy way to squeeze grated zucchini is to place it in a colander, then press down on it with a bowl.

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Note: 4 SmartPoints VALUES PER SERVE

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