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Pumpkin Carrot and Feta Cheese Fritters
Method
  • Peel the vegetables and grate the carrots, potatoes, onions and pumpkin, using the fine blades on a cheese grater.
  • Toss the vegetable mixture with a pinch of salt. Place in a strainer and allow them to strain for 30 minutes, until they release any extra juices.
  • In a large bowl, add the eggs, flour, coriander, cumin seeds, mint and chervil. Mix with a fork until combined. Finally, crumble the feta cheese and add it to the mixture.
  • Press down on the vegetables with your hands for 1-2 minutes, so they can release any more juices. Add them to the egg mixture. Mix and season with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 150* C (300* F) Fan. Add a generous amount of olive oil to a pan. Place over medium heat. . The oil should be about 5-10 mm deep and its temperature should reach 180* C (350* F).
  • Add spoonfuls of the mixture to the pan. Make 2-3 fritters at a time.
  • Fry for 1-2 minutes. Flip them over and fry for another 1-2 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a plate and place them in the oven to keep them warm.
  • Serve with a green salad, lime wedges and yogurt.
Tip
The quantity and types of vegetables are indicative. You can use any types of vegetables you like, mix and match them any way you prefer and add a variety of aromatics! 
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

367
Calories (kcal)
18 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

15.4
Total Fat (g)
22 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

3.5
Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

42.0
Total Carbs (g)
16 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

11.7
Sugars (g)
13 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

10.9
Protein (g)
22 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

9.0
Fibre (g)
36 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.24
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.