RECIPES

Couscous fritters with roasted tomato and basil

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Try couscous fritters with sweet roasted tomatoes for a quick brunch or supper.

Ingredients

For the fritters

For the roasted tomatoes

To serve

  • 3 fresh basil leaves, torn

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4.

  2. For the fritters, mix together the eggs, flour and milk in a bowl to make a batter with the consistency of double cream, then fold in the couscous and spring onions.

  3. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry spoonfuls of the fritter batter for 2-3 minutes on both sides, or until golden-brown and crisp.

  4. For the tomatoes, lay the tomato slices on a baking sheet and drizzle over the olive oil and vinegar. Roast in the oven for 5-6 minutes, or until tender.

  5. To serve, place one fritter in the middle of a serving plate, lay a roasted tomato slice on top, followed by a third of the basil. Repeat with another layer of fritter, tomato and basil until you have three layers of each. Serve.