FOOD FOR TINY TUMMIES
Pack the kids’ lunch boxes full of tasty carrot goodness!
Pack the kids’ lunch boxes with the goodness of mini carrot rosti
Mini carrot, cheddar & thyme rosti
Makes 14–16 mini fritters Cost per serve $0.30 Time to make 15 min vegetarian diabetes friendly
3 carrots, peeled, coarsely grated 80g cheddar, grated 1 teaspoon thyme leaves, finely chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten ¼ cup spelt flour or plain flour 1 tablespoon olive oil
1 Mix carrot, cheddar, thyme, egg and flour in a bowl.
2 Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add teaspoons of the rosti batter to the pan and press down gently with the back of the spoon to slightly flatten. Cook, turning once, for 5 minutes, or until rosti are golden.
3 Serve the rosti with baby basil leaves, if preferred. Serving suggestion These rosti are great for lunch boxes or quick vegie-filled snacks. To create a substantial meal, make larger rosti and serve with a side salad or steamed vegetables, and a slice of wholegrain bread.