Potato fritters, or potato rosti, are a great way to enjoy potatoes and make a lovely lunch accompanied by a little salsa and a green salad.

Serves: 4 adults
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins


  • 500g medium smooth potato grated
  • 1 small onion grated
  • 1 courgette coarsely grated
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp sweetcorn
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp red or white wine vinegar

What to do:

  1. Put the grated potato and courgette onto a thick layer of kitchen paper and press out excess water. Next, add the onion and mix well with the egg.
  2. Take a large spoonful of the mixture and press into a rough ball in the hands, then place on a baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the mixture to make 12 potato cakes. Bake in the oven at 225°C, 425°F or Gas Mark 7 for 20 minutes until crisp.
  3. Meanwhile, make the salsa by cutting the tomatoes into small dice and mixing with the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Using a fish slice, lift the potato cakes off the baking tray and serve with the salsa and a simple green salad.

Tip 1: Desiree potatoes will work well for this recipe.

Nutritional information:

  • Nutritional analysis per serving
  • 606kJ / 145 kcal
  • 1.9g fat
  • 0.6g saturates
  • 0.1g salt
  • 3.2g sugar

Source: Change4Life

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