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Corn Fritters

A recipe that captures the yummy sweetness of corn with the kick of green onions, chives and garlic in a crunchy texture made without any added oil.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
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  • 2 cups sweet corn, frozen, thawed
  • 1/2 cup flour, whole wheat or gluten-free
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chives, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp garlic, fresh, chopped
  • Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste


  1. Heat a flat griddle pan or flat plates on a panini pan to medium heat.
  2. Mix ingredients in a bowl, adding the water until mixture is firm enough to scoop into balls.
  3. Drop a spoonful of mixture onto the pan and flatten until fritters are 1/3-inch thick.
  4. Cook on medium heat until a light brown. Flip over and cook the other side.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.