Kumara and Bacon Fritters

clock 15 minutes + 40 minutes bowl Serves 4


  • 2 large kumara, peeled and cubed
  • Oil for cooking
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 bacon rashers, chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ cup grated cheese
  • 1 cup silver beet, shredded
  • ¼ cup chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Half head of lettuce, shredded
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 500g frozen fries, roasted until crunchy
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  • 1. Place kumara into a pot of salted water. Cook for 10 minutes until softened. Drain and mash roughly.

  • 2. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and bacon cooking for 5 minutes until cooked and slightly browned. Add to the kumara. Then add eggs, flour, cheese, silver beet, coriander, cumin, salt and pepper. Combine well.

  • 3. Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. Spoon large tablespoons of mixture into the frying pan, cooking 3-4 minutes each side. Remove and keep warm while you cook the remainder.

  • 4. Combine lettuce, carrot and feta.

  • 5. Serve the fritters with salad, fries and sauce on the side.

  • TIP: Make these vegetarian by removing the bacon and adding extra feta to the fritter mixture.

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