Quick & Crispy "Spinoccoli" Fritters

January  2, 2021
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Photo by nicolelupu
  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

Green veggie cakes perfect for weekday lunches or snacks. —nicolelupu

What You'll Need
  • 1 head of broccoli (washed and roughly chopped)
  • 5 ounces spinach
  • 1/4 cup garbanzo bean flour
  • 3 ounces feta cheese (crumbled)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 teaspoon umami seasoning (from TJs)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2-4 tablespoons olive oil (or oil of choice)
  1. Wash your veggies thoroughly and then add the chopped broccoli to the bowl of your food processor and pulse 5-6 turns till you get medium chunks.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to your cast iron pan and cook the broccoli chunks about 3 mins to soften.
  3. Wipe out the bowl of your food processor and add your spinach and pulse to chop it till you get the consistency of chopped herbs.
  4. In a large mixing bowl add your beaten egg, chopped spinach, cooked broccoli, garbanzo bean flour, crumbled feta, umami seasoning and salt and pepper. Mix to combine.
  5. Heat the remaining olive oil in your cast iron pan til hot then using a ice cream scoop drop the spinach and broccoli mixture into the hot oil and use the back of your spatula to press the mixture into a patty, cook for 2 mins per side until the edges are golden and crispy and the insides are cooked through.
  6. Drain on paper towels when finished and serve warm with applesauce if desired.

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