• Serves 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 15 Ingredients
October 16, 2020


Life can get busy, but it’s important our kids learn the essential skills they need to build lifelong healthy food habits and support wellbeing. Getting the kids more involved in and around the kitchen is a great way to help make healthy eating easier and enjoyable for life.

Next time you’re looking for a kid-friendly and healthy meal to prep with your little ones, try out these delicious Sweet Potato & Zucchini Fritters.

This recipe is part of Sanitarium Health Food Company and Sprout Cooking School’s 12 before 12 cookbook, which is packed with a collection of delicious, family-friendly recipes and handy tips for kids in the kitchen. Read the free, digital cookbook HERE.

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 400g sweet potato, coarsely grated
  • 200g zucchini, coarsely grated & squeezed of moisture
  • 2 shallots, finely sliced
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ cup wholemeal self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 Pinch of salt
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • ⅛ red cabbage, shredded
  • 1 green apple, coarsely grated
  • 2 spring onion, thinly sliced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp reduced-salt soy sauce


  1. Combine sweet potato, zucchini, shallot and eggs in a large bowl. Fold through flour, cumin, coriander and a pinch of salt until well combined.
  2. Heat oil in a large frypan over medium heat. Add ¼ cup portions of mixture into pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden. Remove from pan and keep warm. Repeat with remaining mixture.
  3. Meanwhile, combine red cabbage, green apple and spring onion in a large bowl. In a separate small bowl stir lime juice, brown sugar and soy sauce until sugar dissolves. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  4. Serve fritters alongside salad.


Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these fritters are packed full of flavour! They’re quick to make too, meaning you’ll get them to the table in no time.

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  • These look amazing but I’m going to leave out the cabbage – yuk!


  • Really good recipe, sweet potato and zucchini are so delicious when fried, and nice salad too.


  • Such a great recipe – delicious!


  • Just found what I’m cooking for dinner! Thanks ????????


  • This sounds absolutely delicious and easy going to have to try this one ASAP


  • Thanks, a great recipe.


  • Will have to try these


  • Mmmmm, I love a good veggie fritter. These look super tasty with the curry flavours throughout


  • Made these for lunch and the kids devoured them. Will definitely make again


  • These look really yummy


  • I would love it if my children would eat these, I guess I will just make them for myself and enjoy!


  • Wow I love all the healthy ingredients in thus frittata recipe. I’m sure if I made these all 3 of my children would enjoy eating them.


  • This would be a great dinner for the kids. Getting in all their veggie requirements.


  • I love this recipe with so many veges included. Will be great for that night when I want something light and healthy.


  • kids love them at school too. they cook up well in the air fryer too.


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