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Rocket and Courgette pancakes
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Rocket and Courgette pancakes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Light and fluffy, these courgette pancakes are the perfect meal of a warm summer day.


  • 6 courgettes (about 700 gm)
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 egg
  • 2 handfuls rocket leaves
  • 60 gm plain flour
  • 1 tablespoon creme fraiche
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper

vegetable oil for frying

  • vegetable oil for frying


  • STEP 1
    Peel and grate courgettes on the largest holes of a grater into a colander. Let courgettes drain 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Thinly slice the onion.
  • STEP 3
    Using hands, squeeze as much liquid from the grated courgettes as possible.
  • STEP 4
    In a bowl whisk eggs, stir in the grated courgettes, the sliced onion, rocket leaves, flour, creme fraiche and mix well to make a thick batter. Season.
  • STEP 5
    Heat a non-stick frying pan and fry spoonfuls of the batter mix, cook pancakes 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until golden and cooked through, transferring pancakes to a plate.

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