Spinach & Feta Fritters with Caramelised Onion

Spinach & Feta Fritters with Caramelised Onion

These herbed spinach & feta fritters are the dream! I feel like merely looking at them already makes me healthy. Eat your colours is what I tell you almost every second day, right? So here we are: becoming green as a leaf of spinach. Many of you have asked for the recipe, so here it is!

Prep Time: 10 min

Cooking Time: 20 min

Total Time: 30 min

Servings: 2

 

For this recipe you will need: 

4 eggs

2 handfulls spinach

1/2 courgette, grated

100g feta, crumbled

2 cloves of garlic

1 cup herbs, finely chopped (I used chives and dill, but parsley and basil are good too!)

3 tbsp white bean flour (chickpea flour works as well)

salt and pepper to taste

olive or coconut oil to fry

2 red onions 

1 tsp maple syrup

 

To serve: 

Yoghurt of choice (I used unsweetened soy)

cornbread or wholewheat & seed bread

 

Instructions:

  1. Blend the eggs with one handful spinach and garlic until smooth and creamy.
  2. Pour this mixture into a bowl and add in the herbs, grated courgette, the other handful of spinach (roughly chopped) as well as the white bean flour. Stir until well-combined, then fold in the crumbled feta. Season with pepper and salt.
  3. Heat a bit of olive or coconut oil in a pan and fry each fritter (each one about 2 tbsp worth) for about 2 minutes on each side.
  4. After the fritters are done frying, caramelise the onions by slicing them thinly and frying them in 1 tsp of olive oil and the maple syrup. First heat the frying pan to high, then reduce the heat after the onions gained some heat (after 1-2 minutes). Allow them to simmer for another 5 -7 minutes on low heat, then transfer to a separate bowl. 
  5. Top the fritters with the onions, sprouts and some yoghurt – I also chopped a cucumber and combined that with soy yoghurt, fresh mint, dill, pepper and salt – hello there, quick & easy tzatziki! Serve with a slice of your bread of choice. 
  6. Do not forget to enjoy!



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