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Dark Leafy Green Fritters
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14 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 25MINS

Dark Leafy Green Fritters

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Crispy on the edges, creamy in the center, these little fritters, squeezed with lemon, make the most lovely Meatless Monday meal. You can use any number of greens and herbs in this recipe.
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Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
Crispy on the edges, creamy in the center, these little fritters, squeezed with lemon, make the most lovely Meatless Monday meal. You can use any number of greens and herbs in this recipe.
25MINS
Total Time
$1.93
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
US / Metric
Chard
11 cups
Chard, de-stemmed
or Kale, Mustard, Turnip or Radish Greens, etc.
Fresh Cilantro
1/4 cup
Fresh Dill
1/4 cup
Chopped Fresh Dill
Ground Nutmeg
1/2 Tbsp
Ground Nutmeg
freshly grated if possible
Kosher Salt
1/4 tsp
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, chopped
Feta Cheese
1/2 cup
Feta Cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup total
Olive Oil
as needed
Olive Oil
for frying
or Grapeseed Oil
Lemon
1
Lemon
sliced into wedges for serving
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
103
Fat
5.3 g
Protein
6.5 g
Carbs
8.8 g
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step 1
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add Chard (11 cups) or your choice of greens and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from pot and drain well, patting leaves dry with a paper or kitchen towel.
step 1 Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add Chard (11 cups) or your choice of greens and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from pot and drain well, patting leaves dry with a paper or kitchen towel.
step 2
Place chard in food processor with Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1/2 cup), Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup), Fresh Dill (1/4 cup), Ground Nutmeg (1/2 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Kosher Salt (1/4 tsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 2 Place chard in food processor with Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1/2 cup), Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup), Fresh Dill (1/4 cup), Ground Nutmeg (1/2 Tbsp), Granulated Sugar (1/2 tsp), Kosher Salt (1/4 tsp), Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 3
Add All-Purpose Flour (3 Tbsp), Garlic (2 cloves) and Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Eggs (2).
step 4
Pulse until well blended.
step 4 Pulse until well blended.
step 5
Fold in Feta Cheese (1/2 cup) by hand.
step 5 Fold in Feta Cheese (1/2 cup) by hand.
step 6
Heat 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil (as needed) in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, spoon in 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture for each fritter.
step 6 Heat 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil (as needed) in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, spoon in 1 heaping tablespoon of mixture for each fritter.
step 7
Stick to cooking 3 at a time to make sure you have space to flip and make sure the fritters are golden and crisp before flipping. Press down gently on fritter to flatten. Cook 1 to 2 minutes per side, until golden brown.
step 8
Transfer to a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Add another tablespoon oil to pan and repeat. Serve warm, with a wedge of the Lemon (1).
step 8 Transfer to a baking sheet lined with paper towels. Add another tablespoon oil to pan and repeat. Serve warm, with a wedge of the Lemon (1).
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Appetizers
American
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Side Dish
Summer
Vegetables
Winter
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