Cornmeal and Veggie Fritters

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

These cornmeal and veggie fritters are so colorful and easy to make, they will surely become one of your favorite vegetarian snacks. You can add lots of veggies to the mix, like onion, sweet corn, bell pepper, and so on. You’ll also need a good sauce to go with them, and this one made with avocado works well with this combo.

Ingredients Needed for Cornmeal and Veggie Fritters

    1 cup cornmeal
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 red onion, chopped
    ½ cup sweet corn
    ½ red bell pepper, chopped
    fresh coriander, chopped
    2 tablespoons of yogurt
    ¼ cup water
    vegetable oil for frying
    1 avocado, diced
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    1 teaspoon dried oregano
    1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
    1 teaspoon agave syrup

How to Make Cornmeal and Veggie Fritters

  1. Add the cornmeal in a large bowl.
  2. Add salt, baking soda, and mix.
  3. Add the red onion, sweet corn, bell pepper, coriander, and yogurt. Mix until the ingredients combine. The mixture may be a bit dry, so add a bit of water.
  4. Pinch off a piece of the mixture and gently roll it between your hands to form a 2 inches (5 cm) flat patty. Continue shaping until all the mixture is used.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the fritters until golden and crispy, for 3-4 minutes per side.
  6. Place the diced avocado in a tall glass container. Add the olive oil, dried oregano, red wine vinegar, and agave syrup. Set up your immersion blender and blend everything until smooth.
  7. Serve the cornmeal fritters with the guacamole sauce!

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