Cauliflower and feta fritters

Cauliflower and Feta cheese fritters

These cauliflower and feta cheese fritters are perfect for a light lunch or as a snack. Roasted cauliflower is perfectly matched with salty feta cheese in these easy, vegetarian fritters.
Course Fritter, Starter, Vegetarian
Cuisine American
Keyword Cauliflower fritters, Easy fritter recipe, Feta cheese fritters
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 72kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 2 heads cauliflower trimmed into small florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste

for the fritters

  • 2 extra-large eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup crumbed feta cheese
  • 1/2 garlic clove crushed
  • large handful flat leaf parsley chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • oil for frying


  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°c.
  • Place the cauliflower on a large baking tray then drizzle with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place in the oven and allow to roast for 15-20 minutes until the cauliflower is just cooked and have started to char around the edges.
  • Remove the cauliflower from the oven then mash with a potato masher until the florets are roughly the size of corn kernels. Allow to cool slightly.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, flour and milk then fold in the feta cheese, garlic, parsley and cauliflower. Season to taste.
  • Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add a splash of oil and fry spoonfuls of the batter until golden brown and cooked through on both sides.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 125mg | Potassium: 60mg | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 0.4mg