Pumpkin fritters with a fruity carrot salad and tomato salsa

Pumpkin fritters with a fruity carrot salad

Pumpkin Fritters

Ingredients (Makes 10 portions)

  • 10g parsley, chopped
  • 350g raw pumpkin, grated
  • 150g raw carrot, grated
  • 120g rolled oats
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • Small amount of salt and pepper

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180⁰C
  2. Chop the parsley and red onion.
  3. Mix this together with the grated pumpkin, carrot and oats
  4. Add the eggs and mix through well, ensuring that all the egg has been mixed through.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Form the mix into 10 patties, using a ring cutter to help create the round shape.
  7. Place the patties on some grease proof paper on an oven tray and bake for 20 min or until the patties feel firm to the touch.

Fruity carrot salad

Ingredients

  • ½ a pineapple
  • 2 medium carrots (200g approx.)
  • 2 oranges
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10 flat leaf parsley, picked
  • 50g golden raisins

Method

  1. Using a peeler, peel the skin off the carrots and then use the peel to shave the rest of the carrots. Place the carrots in cold water, this will make them curl.
  2. Remove the skin and the core of the pineapples and cut into 1cm wedges.
  3. Remove the skin of the oranges and make segments, place in a bowl with the pineapple and place any excess orange juice in the bowl.
  4. Pick the leaves of the flat leaf parsley and add that to the bowl.
  5. Cut ½ cm rounds of the spring onion, making sure that you use both the white and green part of the spring onion, add this to the bowl.
  6. Drain the water off the carrots and mix with the rest of the ingredients, and serve.

Tomato Salsa

Ingredients

  • 2 plum tomatoes, skin removes
  • 1 spring onion
  • ½ red onion, finely diced
  • ½ cucumbers, finely diced
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Remove the skin and the seeds for the tomato, and cut into a small dice
  2. Cut the spring onions into ½ cm rounds, add to the diced tomatoes.
  3. Remove the seeds from the cucumber and cut into small dice, add to the tomatoes
  4. Finely dice a red onion and add to the tomatoes, mix well.
  5. Season with a small amount of salt and pepper