Crispy Broccoli-Carrot Fritters with Yogurt-Dill Sauce

You’re kids will love these super-crisp fritters.  And you’ll love that they’re filled with veggies.  Recipe makes 4 servings, each serving equals 2 fritters and 1/4 cup sauce.

What you’ll need:

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup plain light yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

What you’ll do:

  • Place 4 cups of water, broccoli and carrots in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Cook 4 minutes, drain.
  • Pat the broccoli-carrot mixture dry with paper towels and chop very finely.
  • Place the broccoli mixture in a large bowl and add the flour.
  • Stir to coat.
  • Add the cheese, salt, green onions and egg.  Stir to combine.
  • Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the oil to the pan and swirl to coat.
  • Spoon 1/4 of the broccoli mixture in a measuring cup and pour into the pan.  Lightly flatten the mixture.
  • Repeat to form 8 fritters (or as many will fit, you may need to cook two batches).
  • Cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned and crisp.
  • Combine the yogurt and the dill in a small bowl.
  • Serve the fritters with the dill sauce.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!


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