Advanced search

How do you make your own veggie nuggets?

(3 Posts)
sicily1921 Tue 21-Jan-14 19:24:14

DD has recently turned veggie and I need ideas! What veg do you use? Do you use ready made bread crumbs? what do you fry them in and for how long?

Thanks all.

CogitoErgoSometimes Tue 21-Jan-14 20:07:03

I make a beanburger mix that could be adapted to become a veggie nugget.

6oz chickpeas, drained
1 egg, beaten
1/2 onion, finely chopped and browned
1/2 carrot, grated
2oz peas, defrosted
2 tablespoons oats
seasoning, herbs, spices to taste
Breadcrumbs or cornmeal to coat

- Crush the chickpeas and mix well with the other ingredients except the breadcrumbs
- Set aside for 30 minutes so that the egg is absorbed
- With wet hands, form into nuggets, roll in cornmeal/breadcrumbs and shallow fry until golden.

BTW... for home-made breadcrumbs I take old bread crusts (kept in the freezer for the purpose) cut into chunks and then bake on the lowest setting in the oven for 2 hours. Leave overnight to fully dry in the oven. Then blitz in the Magimix until fine. They keep in an airtight jar for weeks.

hugoagogo Tue 21-Jan-14 20:25:59

Oh this is a good idea, frozen ones always have evil sweetcorn in them, thanks

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now