Topped with hummus or flaked salmon, this recipe is the perfect light bite for guests to graze on at a picnic or home entertaining. They’re also delicious additions to your child’s lunchbox and toddler-friendly.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • ½ small onion
  • 1 leek – white part only, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 zucchinis, grated and excess water squeezed out
  • ½ cup feta, crumbled
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 2 eggs, free range
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¼ - ½ cup besan flour


  1. In a bowl mix together all the ingredients.
  2. Take about a tabespoon of the mix and roll into a ball then flatten.
  3. Make all the fritters then fry in a large pan with a little oil until golden and crispy.

Notes... This recipe is from new cookbook Falling in Love with Food: A Cookbook and a Love Story by Celebrity Chef Zoe Bingley Pullin.

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Karissa Woolfe is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Health Journalist and Publicist at Bennett PR. Like Celebrity Chef and Nutritionist Zoe Bingley-Pullin, she loves getting hands-on in the kitchen, sneaking in extra veggies to unsuspecting dinner guests and having a good giggle.

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  • Yum, love zucchini in fritters :)


  • These fritters look good and I making them tonight – yummy zucchinis.

    • Love these fritters – simply sensational flavours and they are fresh flavours. They went down a treat with everyone in the family. Will need to double the quantity to keep everyone happy!


  • The mint is what caught my eye, I’m definitely going to try these out!


  • they look deliciously crisp. Healthy..tasty.. fabulous!


  • oh these look so tasty – I can just imagine them with a tangy salad and a crisp white wine for a summer lunch – would be great with leftovers on boxing day too – thank you for sharing


  • looks so tasty and healthy


  • This looks amazing. I pinned it so I will remember to try it!!


  • Love all the ingredients in your fritters,perfect for a picnic!


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