Herbed Pea Fritters

herbed pea fritters
By: Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

These tasty pea fritters are easy to make, and my kids gobbled these up for breakfast. You can enjoy them at any time of the day, though. Enjoy!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (300 grams) peas , defrosted
  • 2 scallions, chopped finely
  • 1/3 cup of coconut flour
  • 3 eggs (can use flax eggs; see substitutions)
  • 1 Tbsp of lemon juice
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • 2 Tbsp of fresh basil, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup of fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • Cracked pepper to taste
  • Oil for frying – macadamia, coconut or olive oil

Directions:

  1. In a food processor or in a bowl blend and mash ½ of the peas with the remaining ingredients (except oil for frying) and combine well, then add in the rest of the peas partially mashed so you still get a chunky pea consistency and combine well.
  2. Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium heat then add the oil for frying
  3. Form the mixture into balls (about 2 Tbsp) each and flatten slightly and add them to the heated frypan and cook until slightly golden on each side and heated through. Be careful when turning them over.
  4. Serve with wedges of lemon, avocado and a side salad or eat with your hands!

Substitutions:

Peas – grated zucchini (squeeze out water)

Coconut flour – flour of any kind but you will need twice as much

Eggs – Flax eggs (3 tbsp of flaxseed meal soaked with 7 tbsp of water and let stand for 10 mins)

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6 servings

  • Nutrition per serving:

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

Claire Georgiou is an Australian Naturopath, Nutritionist and Herbalist who has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Compl. Medicine) and an Advanced Diploma of Nutrition, Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. She has more than 14 years of clinical experience specializing in liver disease, autoimmune disease, thyroid conditions, diabetes, insulin resistance, digestive disorders, chronic infections, children’s health, fertility and pregnancy care. Claire consults in private practice in Sydney and also offers consults out of area and is an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Claire has worked closely for many years with Dr. Sandra Cabot, who is known as the “Liver Cleansing Doctor” and has written more than 25 health related books. Claire writes health related articles, creates healthy recipes and is one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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