Preparation time : 30 minutes and 1h30 cooking time. Difficulty: 2/5. Vegan
Optional: mozzarella di bufala, rocket...
Mix together the grated courgette and cooking salt and leave to disgorge for 30 minutes. Squeeze the courgette gently to get rid of any surplus water
Take a large bowl and stir together the grated courgette and onion, the cheese, chopped parsley and mint
Add 75 g of bread crumbs and one beaten egg
Season with salt and black pepper
Keep stirring until you have a mixture with which you can shape balls
In a shallow dish, beat the remaining two eggs and place the remaining breadcrumbs in a second shallow dish
Shape 15 balls from the mixture, coat first with the beaten egg and then with the breadcrumbs
Over a gentle heat, warm the olive oil and then fry the courgettes balls over a gentle heat (+/- 4 minutes on each side)
Tips : These fritters are delicious served either warm or cold for pre-dinner drinks or as part of a meal.