makes four servings
2 medium zucchini, grated
1 medium desiree potato, peeled, grated
4 shortcut bacon rashers, trimmed, finely chopped
1/4 cup plain flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
vegetable oil, for shallow frying
chopped chives, to serve
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 cup plain Greek-style yoghurt
Squeeze excess moisture from
zucchini. Drain on paper towel. Combine zucchini, potato, bacon, flour,
egg and chives in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Heat oil in a large frying pan over
medium-high heat. Spoon 1?4 cup zucchini mixture into pan, pressing to
flatten. Repeat to make 3 more fritters. Cook for 5 minutes or until
golden underneath. Turn, pressing again to flatten. Cook for 5 minutes
or until golden and crisp. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.
Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Repeat process with remaining
Meanwhile, make Garlic yoghurt:
Combine garlic and yoghurt in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle fritters with extra chives. Serve with garlic yoghurt.
bacon recipe courtesy of: Kim Coverdale, Super Food Ideas, October 2012, p. 13; Taste, Alexandria, NSW, 2015 Australia