Courgette & Sweetcorn Fritters

This is a quick and easy recipe perfect for little fingers. It makes a lovely lunch served with a side of bread and butter, some sliced tomato and cucumber sticks!

Courgette and Sweetcorn Fritters

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 11
Calories 62 kcal


  • 100 g sweetcorn fresh or frozen
  • 230 g courgette grated
  • 1 small garlic clove crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g onion
  • 70 g self-raising flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 60 g cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Add all the ingredients except the courgette and the olive oil into a food processor and pulse until combined but not smooth.
  • Add the grated courgette and mix with a spoon to combine.
  • Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and spoon in about 2 tbsp (50 g) of the fritter mixture, leaving space between them, flatten with a spatula or the back of a spoon.
  • Fry for 2-3 min each side until lightly golden.


Nutrition per fritter: 62 Kcal and 3.3 Fat (g)
Any allergens present: Gluten, eggs, milk
Age suitability: 10 months+
Keyword courgette and sweetcorn fritters

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  1. Hi, is there an alternative to the cream cheese that can be included? My little one has a cow’s milk allergy.

    1. You need something of a similar texture, maybe one of the dairy free cheeses would be worth a try?

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