Healthy Corn Fritters

Learn how to make delicious healthy corn fritters with this easy recipe. Feel free to use fresh or frozen corn and add some herbs & vegetables such as scallions and bell peppers for more texture.

Corn Fritters

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword kid friendly, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Abbie Gellman


  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 2 scallions white and light green parts, thinly sliced
  • ½ red bell pepper diced small
  • ½ cup parsley chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chives
  • 1 cup cheddar shredded
  • 4 ears of corn or 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Olive oil spray
  • Optional: plain yogurt or sour cream


  1. Mix eggs, scallions, pepper, parsley, chives, and cheddar in a bowl. Cut corn off ears and add to bowl. Add in flour, salt, and pepper and mix well into a batter.
  2. Heat a large saute pan over medium-high heat and coat with olive oil spray. Scoop ¼ cup of batter and drop on pan, flatten gently with spatula. Repeat being careful not to overcrowd pan. Cook until brown, approximately 1-2 minutes, then flip and cook other side for 1-2 minutes more. Transfer to plate and finish until batter is gone. Add more olive oil spray as necessary.
  3. Optional: serve with yogurt or sour cream

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Recipe Notes

Note: use whatever herbs you like!

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