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Courtney Roulston’s pea and broccoli fritters with yoghurt

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In need of some new lunch box ideas? Courtney Roulston’s pea and broccoli fritters are here to save the day! Loaded with fetta and tasty green veg, they’re guaranteed to be a hit with the kids.

  • Serves20
  • Cook time30 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes


  • 2 cups (240g) frozen baby peas, thawed
  • 1 cup finely chopped broccoli florets
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated
  • 4 Coles Australian Free Range Eggs, lightly whisked
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) milk
  • 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
  • 150g fetta, crumbled
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 150g Greek-style yoghurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 2 tbs finely chopped mint
  • Extra virgin olive oil, extra, to drizzle
  • Lemon wedges, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place three-quarters of the peas in a blender. Blend until almost smooth. Place the remaining whole peas in a bowl with the broccoli. Add the pea puree and stir to combine. Add the spring onion, 2 tsp lemon rind, eggs and milk and stir until well combined. Add the flour and gently fold until well combined. Add the fetta and fold to combine. Season.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add heaped tablespoons of the pea mixture to the pan and cook for 2-3 mins each side or until golden, crisp and slightly puffed. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel. Repeat with the remaining pea mixture to make 20 fritters.
  3. Step 3

    Whisk the yoghurt, honey and mint in a bowl. Top with remaining lemon rind and drizzle with a little extra oil.
  4. Step 4

    Serve the fritters warm with the yoghurt mixture and lemon wedges.

    Tip: The fritter mixture can be made ahead of time and either cooked fresh every day for up to 4 days, or the fritters can be cooked in one big batch on the weekend and eaten warm or at room temperature.