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Kidspot Kitchen

Vegetable pikelets recipe

These savoury vegetable pikelets are full of hidden veggies that the kids won't see. They are perfect for toddlers and can also be popped into lunch boxes.

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 2 cups raw vegetables, chopped finely
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup tasty cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 50g butter (for frying)
  • Cream cheese with some chives to serve

Method:

In a bowl, whisk all ingredients together.

Heat a little butter in a frying pan. Using quarter cup measures, fry each pikelet until golden and turn.

Serve warm with cream cheese spread on top.

Notes:

  • This recipe makes 12 pikelets.
  • For this recipe I used grated carrot, cauliflower, broccoli and shallots. You can just use whatever veggies you have on hand.
  • Don't forget to season these well. They really need the flavour!
  • You can use low-fat milk and low-fat tasty cheese if you want to lower the fat content.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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