Chickpea fritters

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Difficulty
Easy
Dietary
Kid-friendly

A recipe from the Good Food collection.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons canola oil

4 spring onions (scallions), sliced

2 garliccloves, chopped

600 g (1 lb 5 oz) tinned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

1 egg

small cos (romaine) lettuce leaves, to serve

crusty bread, to serve

Method

1. Heat 2 teaspoons of the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the spring onions and garlic and cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes, or until the spring onion softens.

2. Put the chickpeas and spring onion mixture in a food processor. Process for about 2 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and mix in the egg. Using your hands, shape the mixture into six fritters.

3. Heat the remaining oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the chickpea fritters and cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until golden. Drain on paper towels. Serve with lettuce and crusty bread.