Cauliflower, lentil and pumpkin fritters with minty salsa
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
1 cup canned lentils, rinsed, drained, roughly mashed
1/2 head cauliflower, roughly cut
1 medium leek, sliced
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups mashed, cooked pumpkin
4 eggs, whisked
1/2 cup panko or whole-wheat breadcrumbs
1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh coriandercilantroX or parsley leaves
1 cup diced leftover cooked chicken or pork
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon vinegar or lemon juice
2 spring onions, sliced
1/4 cup chopped mint leaves
cracked black pepper, to taste
Total fat 24g
Saturated fat 7g
Dietary fibre 8g
1 In a bowl roughly mash lentils with a fork. In a food processor pulse cauliflower in two batches until it resembles crumbs.
2 Gently fry leek in oil until softened. In a bowl, mix together lentils, cauliflower, pumpkin, feta, eggs, panko crumbs and coriander. Add leeks and stir to combine.
3 Spray a large pan with oil and heat over a medium-low heat. Scoop heaped spoonfuls of fritter mix into pan and cook until golden. Flip and cook other side. Repeat with remaining mixture to make 8 fritters.
4 To make salsa, combine all ingredients and serve with fritters.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free breadcrumbs and check vinegar (if using) is gluten free.