Ham, pea and basil fritters
( SERVES 4 )
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|1 cup||Self raising flour, sifted|
|2||Eggs, lightly beaten|
|1||Salt & freshly ground pepper, to season|
|½ cup||Basil leaves, chopped, plus extra to serve|
|160 g||Ham, leg, finely chopped|
|½ cup||Frozen peas, thawed|
|⅔ cup||Ricotta cheese|
|1 to brush||Olive oil|
|1||Tomato sauce, or tomato relish, to serve|
- Place the flour, egg, milk, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix to combine. Add the basil, ham, peas and ricotta and mix to combine.
- Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over medium heat and brush with olive oil. Cook 2 Tbsp of the mixture, in batches, for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden and cooked through, brushing the pan with oil between batches.
- Top the fritters with extra basil leaves and serve with tomato sauce or relish.