Sweet Summer Fritters with Eggs and Black Bean Salsa


Now that the weather is warmer and we are trying to spend as much time outside as possible, why not limit the amount of time whipping up healthy meals in the kitchen?? These Summer Fritters are the perfect solution! They are also chuck full of tasty, healthy ingredients that your family is sure to enjoy!!

Ingredients:

For the fritters & eggs

1 tsp grapeseed oil

1 small red onion (85g), finely chopped

1 red pepper, deseeded and finely diced

100g wholemeal self-raising flour

1 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp baking powder

325g can sweetcorn , drained

6 large eggs

For the salsa

1 small red onion (85g), finely chopped

4 tomatoes (320g), chopped

2 x 400g cans black beans, drained

1 lime , zested and juiced

30g coriander, chopped

Method

  • Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and line a large baking tray with baking parchment.

  • Heat the oil in a small pan and fry the onion and pepper for 5 mins until softened. Meanwhile, mix the flour, spices and baking powder in a bowl. Add the onions, pepper, corn and 2 of the eggs, then mix together well.

  • Spoon eight mounds of the mixture onto the baking tray, well spaced apart, then flatten slightly with the back of the spoon. Bake for 20 mins until set and golden.

  • Meanwhile, mix together the salsa ingredients and poach 2 of the remaining eggs to your liking. Chill the remaining fritters. Reheat your leftover fritters by heating them in a pan or microwave and serve with 2 more poached eggs and the remaining salsa.

Recipe and photo courtesy of: BBC good food

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