Pea and Mint Fritters

AlexandraGluten Free, Main Courses, Nibbles and Small Bites, Side Dishes, Starters, Vegetarian130 Comments

Pea and Mint Fritters

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These easy, gluten-free pea and mint fritters make a delicious vegetarian appetiser or main meal. There is no better herb to pair with peas than the wonderfully fresh flavour of mint; in addition to that combination, some salty feta adds a welcome creaminess to every bite.

Golden and crunchy, most people will love these fritters. The exterior has a delicate, golden crispness and the interior is soft and tender.

The fritters are very easy to make. Firstly, prepare a simple batter with flour, eggs and milk, into which you add the remaining ingredients. To provide textural contrast, mash some of the peas and leave some whole. If you have children who don’t like texture, just mash them all.

Wonderfully simple but deliciously satisfying, you can serve them for brunch, as an appetiser with a dipping sauce, as a side to meat or poultry, or with a salad for a light meal. Additionally,  they are wonderful finger food to serve to young children.

In just over a half hour you can have these fritters on the table. If you are serving them with a dipping sauce, our homemade Sweet Chilli Sauce is a great accompaniment.

Looking for something delicious to serve our fritters with? Try our Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad.

Please let me know in the comments below if you make the fritters.

Xx Alex and Faye

Pea and Mint Fritters

Wonderfully simple but deliciously satisfying, these pea and mint fritters will delight. 
5 from 30 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: delicious, fritters, mint, pea
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 254kcal
Author: Alexandra


  • 2/3 cup self raising flour I used Orgran Gluten Free
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 cups frozen peas thawed
  • 200 gm feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 4 spring/green onions thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil slightly more if necessary


  • Make a batter by sifting flour into a bowl. Make a well in the centre. Whisk milk and eggs together in a small bowl. Add egg mixture to flour and whisk until smooth.
  • Place the peas in a bowl and mash about half of them. Add peas, feta, mint and onion to the batter. Add sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.
  • Dollop 4 heaped tablespoons of the mixture into the frying pan and flatten slightly with the back of the spoon. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are golden-brown.
  • Drain on paper towel. *
  • Repeat with the remaining batter, adding extra oil if required.


If you’re not cooking gluten free, wheaten flour can also be used.
When cooking in batches, transfer those that are cooked to a plate lined with paper towel while cooking the remaining fritters.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 405mg | Potassium: 221mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 20.9mg | Calcium: 215mg | Iron: 1.4mg
Pea and Mint Fritters
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130 Comments on “Pea and Mint Fritters”

  1. Pea and mint are one of my favourite combos – the recipe sounds delicious! I’d love to give it a whirl sometime, and it seems pretty simple to follow (so even a crap cook like me wouldn’t balls it up LOL) x

    1. It is very easy Becca, and a great flavour combination. I think you would be more successful in making these than you give yourself credit. 😉 Let me know if you try them. 🙂

  2. I love fritters! Add to it mint and peas and you’ve got yourself a sure winner. Thank you so much for the awesome recipe. Cant wait to see other content for food. Love it!!!

    1. Hi Nicole, peas and mint seem natural companions so I thought they would work well in fritters. Fortunately, they do. Please let me know when you make them. 🙂

    1. Hi Krysten! If you wanted to substitute the peas for something else, that would be fine (corn etc)
      You can definitely tailor this recipe to your personal preference 🙂

  3. Interesting recipe adding the mint. But I love mint and I will definitely try this for myself. Thanks for sharing this.

  4. The fritters look all too yummy and I’d love to enjoy it at a brunch with a tomato-and-chilli dip sauce. The mint taste looks so great!

  5. Pea and mint..hmmm I never thought of this combination but I am curious to try. I dunno if my daughter would like this though. She doesn’t like peas as well as mint! haha

    1. Hey Tessa! An egg substitute works well in this – such as chia 🙂 I haven’t tried with dairy free cheese, but I am, sure that would work well!

  6. 5 stars
    Well, a new recipe for me. They look so delicious and the best of all. They are very easy to make, so definitely count on me because I will try for sure. They look like little yummy fritters.

  7. I have to admit I’ve never tried pea fritters but they do look good! I must try this recipe, it looks easy enough for me to make. Thank you for sharing your recipe.

  8. Its been ages since I had fritters – I love how speedy and versatile they are. Pea & Mint is a really fresh combination.

  9. This sounds very tasty! I never thought to combine mint with peas, but now I will have to give it a try!

  10. 5 stars
    These fritters look so good! I’m definitely going to be giving these a try for my whole family!

  11. 5 stars
    I like how you use the sweet chilli sauce to dip when serve. I would be very much liking the final touch with the sweet chilli sauce. Pea and Mint what a brilliant combination.

  12. Yum! These look super tasty and who knew that pea fritters could be so easy to make. I want to try these with corn ?

  13. I’ve never had a pea and mint fritter before and since I have been trying to eat less meat, this looks like a must try! I can give up meat but I can’t give up cheese ahahah 🙂

  14. These sound amazing! I love the idea of the mint with the feta, unique flavor combination. I need to perfect a crispy fritter, my attempts at making them missed the mark.

  15. 5 stars
    This sounds like a delicious recipe! I love anything that has feta cheese in it. If I could I would eat feta cheese with every dish, this is how much I love it. I think it balances the sweet taste of peas and the sharpness of the mint very well.

  16. 5 stars
    Wow, such a delicious recipe and it looks so easy to make. I want to try this for my kids, thanks for sharing this with us.

  17. 5 stars
    oh this sounds so delightful! I’m personally not a fan of peas or mint but I feel like this combo will be delicious 🙂

  18. 5 stars
    These look wonderful and the mint sounds like a great addition. I bet these are simply delicious!

  19. This looks like a delicious and easy recipe! I love that it’s gluten free too – I’m supposed to eat GF and finding recipes that sound good make it so much easier.

  20. 5 stars
    My husband would love to make these. I am going to share this with him so that I get some too! What a delicious sounding recipe.

  21. Always been a fan of fritters. So happy that these are vegetarian as I recently became a vegetarian. These pea and mint fritters look delicious.

  22. 5 stars
    I love the combinations. They add to a very eclectic taste that has a unique flavor— mint, peas, and feta are from very different corners of the world.

  23. 5 stars
    Fritters are the best thing ever invented. I love both sweet and savory recipes, so I am excited to try this one.

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