• 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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  • I’m loving cooking with sweet potatoes. This looks like another great recipe to try :)


  • They look tasty and sound healthy too.


  • This looks tasty.


  • Yum, these look fantastic. I love sweet potato and any opportunity to use it.


  • Love a good tasting fritter! Thanks!


  • These look crisp yum how delicious.


  • These sound so tasty and easy to make. I think I have all of these ingredients on hand right now.. I might try cooking i this week. Yum!!


  • I wonder if my picky eater would tolerate these. Love the abundance of veggies!


  • wow – loving all the veggies and even fruit in this!


  • I have been looking for quick and healthy recipes for the week and I love these fritters with the slaw and dressing. Any left overs can be packed up for lunches the next day.


  • Yum. Quick and easy lunch or tea for meatless Monday


  • So healthy and great for school lunch boxes.


  • Healthy lunch box option. Love it. Thanks


  • Always looking for ways to make veg appealing. Thanks for the recipe


  • This recipe sounds wonderful I am going to try this tomorrow except I don’t have wholegrain self raising flour so I hope it works with normal SR flour. Love all the fresh ingredients with a mix of fruit and vegetables. Very healthy.


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