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MEXICAN SWEETCORN & PEA FRITTERS

MEXICAN SWEETCORN & PEA FRITTERS
Beaba UK

MEXICAN SWEETCORN & PEA FRITTERS

SUITABLE FROM 7 – 8 MONTHS

MAKES 12 FRITTERS / PREPARE 5 MINS / COOK 1O MINS

INGREDIENTS

45g         Polenta

60g         Wholemeal flour

A pinch Salt (optional)

1 tbsp   Baking powder

15g         Butter

½ tsp    Dried chili flakes (optional)

A pinch Smoked paprika

1 tbsp   Fresh coriander leaves, chopped

1              Egg, beaten

125g       Sweetcorn kernels (frozen or fresh)

125g       Peas (fresh or frozen)

3 tbsp   Olive oil

75ml      Milk

INSTRUCTIONS

Mix the polenta, flour, salt (if using) and baking powder in your Béaba Babycook ®  and pulse a few times to mix well.

If your sweet corn and/or peas are frozen you can thaw them in your Béaba Babycook ® with the steamer option.

Melt the butter in a small pan on the hob or in a little container in the steamer basket of your Béaba Babycook ®, then mix with the egg and milk and add to the dry ingredients. Pulse a few times to form a batter. Add the chili flakes (if using), paprika and coriander, pulse a few more times and transfer to a bowl.  Finally, stir in the corn and peas.

Heat the oil in a frying pan and add tablespoons of the mixture to the pan to form little fritters.

Cook for 2/3 min on each side until browned.

Serve with tomato salsa to dip and a poached/fried egg from the age of 12 months.

NUTRIFACTS 

Sweetcorn  is packed full of brain boosting and energizing

VITAMIN B, Is also great source of magnesium, manganese and immune supporting VITAMIN C. Yellow sweetcorn is also high in betacarotene a powerful antioxidant and lutein another antioxidant that helps maintain healthy eyes.

Peas are high in FIBRE AND PROTEIN as well as low in calories if you are watching your weight. They are a good source of VITAMIN C to support your immune system and also FOLIC ACID, important for blood cell production.

Polenta is gluten-free so it is a great carbohydrate alternative to pasta or cous-cous for those with gluten sensitivities.

Eggs are rich in PROTEIN to help us grow and heal. Additionally, eggs contain VITAMIN A that supports vision and healthy skin as well as RIBOFLAVIN that promotes normal growth and VITAMIN B12 that supports red blood cell health.

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