7 Plant-Based Fritter Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Drool

Growing up, there was one dish that we ate a lot of after school …

It was this dish that we stuffed our faces with when playing board games with friends….

It was this dish that topped mom’s list of quick dinner recipes…

That dish – is crispy, crunchy and delightful, That’s right, I’m talking about fritters! 

Super quick and easy to make, this is one way to turn any basic vegetables into something super delightful. 

If you’re a fritter-digger like us, we’ve got you covered. In this post, we’re sharing 7 fritter recipes – plant-based style!

Check them out: 

Healthy Zucchini Corn Fritters 

A super simple recipe that’s made with 8 ingredients, most of which are pantry staples. Made with shredded zucchini, corn, chopped onions and garlic, and chickpea flour as the binding agent, this recipe makes perfect little golden fritters. 

Serve them with a side of beans, salsa and cashew cream for a midweek Mexican dinner. 

Veggie Potato Fritters

This recipe takes a unique approach to cooking fritters – baking them, which gives us that delicious crispy texture! 

Made with grated Russell potatoes, grated carrot and zucchini, this recipe is packed with the goodness of seasonal vegetables. Garlic powder and paprika are used for seasoning. Try it now! 

Vegan Broccoli Fritters

Got a broccoli stump sitting in your fridge for days and don’t know what to do with it? Well, how about turning it into fritters? 

The super healthy fritter batter in this recipe is made of steamed broccoli, carrots, flax mixture, flour, and spices. Serve them hot with the creamy buffalo cheddar dip (there’s no cheese in there we promise). 

Turmeric Chickpea Fritters 

How can a plant-based roundup be complete without mentioning a recipe from the Minimalist Baker blog? Dana has a repository of some top-notch recipes and this turmeric chickpea fritter recipe is no different. 

Inspired by Falafel, this recipe is loaded with the flavor of garlic and enjoyed best with a side of dill sauce. We can’t take our eyes off the pretty looking grazing board topped with these boldly spiced balls. Can you? 

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Fritters 

If you’re looking for something that’s plant-based but also gluten- and grain-free, you’ve got to try out this recipe. 

Pair them along with your salad, use them for a side dish, or eat them on their own! 

Crunchy Eggplant Fritters with Mushrooms 

Eggplant is one of the most versatile vegetables out there—bake it, roast it, deep fry it, and even make fritters with it! 

This super simple recipe is made of eggplant pulp, garlic, chopped mushrooms, herbs, and spices. Get ready to create your Mediterranean-inspired fritter in less than 30 mins. 

Crispy Quinoa Fritters 

If you love quinoa as much as we do, we’re sure you’ll really enjoy this recipe. The best part? It’s gluten-free as well! 

This recipe uses quinoa, onion and spinach mix, flour, and tomatoes, and is enjoyed best with a tahini yogurt dip. 

So what’s your favorite pick from the list above? Let us know in the comments below. 

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