Crispy Broccoli-Carrot Fritters

Crispy Broccoli-Carrot Fritters

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 2.25 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1.5 ounces Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

Preparation

  1. Place 4 cups water, broccoli, and carrots in a small saucepan
  2. bring to a boil. Cook 4 minutes; drain.
  3. Pat broccoli mixture dry with paper towels; finely chop.
  4. Place broccoli mixture and flour in a large bowl; stir to coat.
  5. Add cheese, salt, pepper, onions, and egg to broccoli mixture; stir to combine.
  6. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat.
  8. Spoon 1/4 cup broccoli mixture into a dry measuring cup.
  9. Pour mixture into pan; flatten slightly.
  10. Repeat procedure 7 times to form 8 fritters.
  11. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  12. Combine yogurt and dill in a small bowl. Serve yogurt mixture with fritters.

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