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Beetroot, carrot and spring onion fritter

Packed full of nutrients and naturally sweet, these earthy and crispy light bites are great on their own or with a fresh salad for a delicious meal.

  • 20 minutes prep. time
  • 15 minutes cooking time
  • Serves 4
  • Salads & light bites, Pies & savoury treats, Vegetarian
Stack of cooked beetroot fritters on a chopping board
These fritters are as nutritious as they are delicious | © National Trust Images/Vicki Blatchley


  • 200g gram flour
  • 200g raw beetroot, peeled and grated
  • 200g carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • A pinch of salt and pepper


Mix things up

You could add your favourite fresh herbs or spices to the mix for an interesting variation.

Step 1

Place the flour, salt and pepper into a bowl and combine.

Step 2

Add in the beetroot, carrot and spring onion and combine again.

Step 3

Add enough water to just bind the mixture together.

Step 4

Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat.

Step 5

Once the oil is hot, split the batter mix into four and place into the pan.

Step 6

Leave to fry for 2–3 minutes until the bottom sets and starts to go crisp.

Step 7

Carefully flip the fritters and cook for a further 2–3 minutes on the other side. 

Step 8

Transfer to a baking sheet and place into a preheated oven at 180°C (160°C fan/gas mark 4) for 10 minutes to ensure the centre of the fritter is cooked through.

Step 9

Remove from the oven and serve. 

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