A tasty upgrade to the classic zucchini fritters by adding Halloumi and a delicious Avocado Salsa.

zucchini and halloumi fritters

Zucchini and Halloumi Fritters with Avocado Salsa

Prep Time 45 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 300 g zucchini, grated
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 250 g Olympus Halloumi , grated
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbs fresh dill, chopped finely
  • 1 Tbs fresh mint, chopped finely
  • light olive oil, for frying
  • salt and pepper

Salsa Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced
  • 1 tomato, finely diced
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • salt and pepper

Instructions
 

  • Drain as much liquid from the grated zucchini as possible. In a bowl, combine zucchini, onion and Olympus Halloumi.
  • Add lemon zest, dill, mint, eggs and flour to the bowl and mix well. Season to taste.
  • Shape the mixture into 12 fritters and place on a tray. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat and cook each fritter for 1-2 minutes per side until golden brown. Drain on paper towel and keep warm.
  • To make the avocado salsa. Combine all the salsa ingredients - avocado, red onion, tomato, lemon juice, olive oil and seasoning - in a small bowl and mix gently.
  • To serve spoon a little salsa on top of each fritter and serve.