Baked Veggie Packed Fritters

AuthorKathleen GloverCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate

Veggie fritters can be baked AND crispy. This recipe takes fritters to the next level by baking a large batch at once and delivering some hidden veggies for the picky eaters in your home.

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

Ingredients:
 ¾ cup red lentils
 2 medium potatoes, grated
 1 carrot
 1 red onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic
 ½ tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp paprika
 1 tsp dried oregano
 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
 3 tbsp parsley
 1 egg
 salt
 pepper

Directions:
1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

2

Cook the lentils according to the package instructions.

3

Meanwhile, grate the potatoes and carrot.

4

In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, carrot, red onion, garlic, cooked lentils, smoked paprika, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix.

5

Add 1 beaten egg, flour, and parsley and stir to combine all the ingredients.

6

Prepare a lightly greased, parchment lined baking sheet. This will be your landing pad for the fritters.

7

Form fritters out of the batter, pressing the mixture between your hands and making it about 1/2 inch thick.

8

When all the fritters are formed, brush the tops with additional oil.

9

Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway.

10

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce as an appetizer or as a side dish for a meal.

Ingredients

Ingredients:
 ¾ cup red lentils
 2 medium potatoes, grated
 1 carrot
 1 red onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic
 ½ tsp smoked paprika
 1 tsp paprika
 1 tsp dried oregano
 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
 3 tbsp parsley
 1 egg
 salt
 pepper

Directions

Directions:
1

Preheat oven to 400°F.

2

Cook the lentils according to the package instructions.

3

Meanwhile, grate the potatoes and carrot.

4

In a large bowl, combine the potatoes, carrot, red onion, garlic, cooked lentils, smoked paprika, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix.

5

Add 1 beaten egg, flour, and parsley and stir to combine all the ingredients.

6

Prepare a lightly greased, parchment lined baking sheet. This will be your landing pad for the fritters.

7

Form fritters out of the batter, pressing the mixture between your hands and making it about 1/2 inch thick.

8

When all the fritters are formed, brush the tops with additional oil.

9

Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway.

10

Serve with your favorite dipping sauce as an appetizer or as a side dish for a meal.

Baked Veggie Packed Fritters

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