Courgette and Corn Fritters | Vg, GF | #RecipeADayMay

Hey everyone and welcome back to #RecipeADayMay. As I said yesterday, the weather makes me lose my appetite a little so today’s offering is another one that’s light and fresh.  These courgette and corn fritters are loaded with fibre and the use of chickpea flour to bind them gives them a good dose of protein too. They’re oil free, low fat and contain three of your five a day, even without the salad. 

Today I made mine thicker and more like burgers than thin fritters, which worked just as well. These fritters would make a great veggie option to any summer party or barbecue. They’re so easy to prep and take around 5 minutes each to cook so they’re perfect for summer weeknights.  

courgette and corn fritters

This recipe is gluten free, soy free, dairy free, vegan, oil free and nut free (for once). 

Serves 10 fritters/ 5 burgers 

Prep time: 10 minutes  

Cook time:15 minutes. 

Ingredients: 

  • 4 cups grated courgette (approx. 2 ½ courgettes) 
  • 1 cup corn (one small tin) 
  • 1 ¼ chickpea flour  
  • A tsp dried garlic 
  • A tsp smoked paprika  
  • ½ tsp cumin 
  • ½ tsp dried coriander  
  • ½ tsp dried thyme  

Method: 

  1. Mix all ingredients into a large mixing bowl and press hard. Make sure all of the flour is mixed in then set aside for 5 minutes to give the flour some time to absorb the excess water from the courgettes.  
  2. Divide mixture into 5 or 10 depending on how thick you want them. Heat a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat then add the fritters to the pan, using a little vegetable oil if necessary. Cook on 3-5 minutes on each side, or until golden.  

Serve and enjoy! 

Have you ever tried veggie fritters? If you think you’d like these I’d love to know down below.  

courgette and corn fritters

Until tomorrow,  

Sophie  

To catch up with my other #RecipeADayMay posts, click here or click here for yesterday’s zesty summer salad.  



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24 Comments

  1. 10th May 2018 / 5:21 pm

    We eat a local variant of courgette a lot during the summer because it helps to cool the body. I am not a huge fan of the taste so this really helps. I love finding new recipes that are nicer to eat for vegetables that I dislike but need to include in my diet.

  2. 11th May 2018 / 8:37 am

    This looks like the perfect recipe for the coming week, and your photos always looks so delicious! Xx

  3. 11th May 2018 / 8:06 pm

    Ooh this looks perfect for a light summer meal. I was only thinking the other day what veggie options I could add with my salads and this sounds perfect. Your photography is always stunning Sophie! <3 xx

    Bexa | http://www.hellobexa.com

  4. 11th May 2018 / 8:11 pm

    Love your photography Sophie! Also, loving all the recipes you’re sharing at the moment. Always looking for quick and easy meals as a student, thanks for sharing!

    Fran | http://www.franciscarockey.co.uk

  5. 11th May 2018 / 8:15 pm

    These look delicious. I will definitely have to try making these once I can get all of the ingredients. They look very easy to make. Going to have to look through all of your other recipe posts.

  6. 11th May 2018 / 8:15 pm

    This looks very yummy and healthy. I must get into cooking again. It’s having the time. Xx

  7. 11th May 2018 / 8:17 pm

    We don’t enjoy eating courgettes, but this is a fresh and different way to include it into our meals 🙂

  8. Ayse
    11th May 2018 / 8:25 pm

    This looks super delish and healthy aswell! I may need to try this in the warmer weather as it seems so quick to make!

    Ayse x

  9. 11th May 2018 / 8:26 pm

    WHERE do you get your inspiration from!? Honestly every recipe you post leaves me drooling, they look so tasty and full of lovely ingredients! I had courgette and feta balls recently that were absolutely divine so I imagine these would be a tad similar but less creamy of course. I’d love to pop one of these in a bun with some lovely fresh salad!
    Alice Xx

  10. 11th May 2018 / 8:28 pm

    Oh good those fritters look so good! I never made fritters before! So exciting! You might have given me a recipe for my next lunch!

  11. 11th May 2018 / 8:40 pm

    These courgette and corn fritters look so delicious. I love courgette. I also love that this recipe is gluten and dairy free too 🙂
    Clem x
    http://www.clemloves.co.uk

  12. 11th May 2018 / 8:50 pm

    The fact these are gluten free is just awesome- makes my mouth water LOL! Thank you for sharing!!

  13. 11th May 2018 / 9:05 pm

    That looks like such a delicious, healthy meal!

  14. 11th May 2018 / 9:24 pm

    I really need to stop reading your blogs Sophie! Your food always looks and sounds delicious and I end up feeling hungry! Great post lovely keep em coming

    Melanie | http://www.frasersfunhouse.com

  15. 11th May 2018 / 9:43 pm

    I have to try definitely this recipe.

  16. 11th May 2018 / 11:02 pm

    I’ve never tried Veggie Frittas but am always on the look out for new veggie recipes as both my house mates are vegetarian. This looks so quick and easy! I love courgettes too so will deffo attempt this xo

  17. 12th May 2018 / 2:12 am

    This looks so, so delicious. It makes me want to be more adventurous with my cooking. I’m stuck in a rut and pretty much make the same meals every week 😀

  18. 12th May 2018 / 5:10 am

    This looks amazing, I have to try this soon thanks so much for the recipe! I have it bookmarked!

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