Carrot Fritters

February 26, 2011


Author Notes: Me and carrots get along perfectly. I've loved them forever and am always finding new ways to incorporate them into my cooking. This recipe is the outcome of pure love for carrots and what I had in the fridge...super easy to throw together and so delish!TiggyBee

Makes: a bunch

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Organic carrots
  • 4 tablespoons Cilantro
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3 tablespoons Flour
  • 4 ounces Goat cheese crumbles
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Grated lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Coarsley chopped onion
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Directions

  1. Peel carrots (or scrub them good) and put them through the food processor to grate them.
  2. In a non stick pan, pour some vegetable oil and add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent, but not browned. In the same pan, add the grated carrot and continue to cook until softened (about 5 minutes.) Remove and allow to cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the eggs and flour and mix thoroughly. Add the cooled carrot and onion mixture, salt, pepper, cilantro, lemon juice, zest and goat cheese and mix well.
  4. Form into small patties and fry until nice and brown on both sides.

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Reviews (10) Questions (0)

10 Reviews

fiveandspice March 1, 2011
I was just mulling over what I would do to go about making carrot fritter - to grate? to mash? to fry? to deep fry? which herbs? Now I don't even have to go to the trouble of experimenting myself because these look fabulous! Definitely giving them a try.
 
Author Comment
TiggyBee March 2, 2011
Thanks so much fiveandspice!! Please let me know what you think if you make them.
 
Lizthechef March 1, 2011
These look wonderful - love the goat cheese and the spark from the lemon!
 
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TiggyBee March 2, 2011
Thanks Liz! I just "borrowed" a few meyer lemons from a neighboring tree that had fallen to the ground and am making your lemon artichoke chicken tonight! Can't wait!!
 
Midge February 27, 2011
Wow, these are gorgeous TiggyBee.
 
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TiggyBee March 2, 2011
Thanks so much Midge!!
 
gingerroot February 26, 2011
These are beautiful and sound delicious. Love the goat cheese in there.
 
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TiggyBee March 2, 2011
gingerroot, thanks so much!!
 
Sagegreen February 26, 2011
Yum!
 
Author Comment
TiggyBee March 1, 2011
thanks sagegreen!