Thermomix Salmon, Zucchini, and Pumpkin Fritters

These Thermomix fritters make for a quick and tasty snack or a portable lunch, no matter where you are.

It’s hard to go wrong with salmon!  This provides most of the energy in this recipe, along with heaps of protein, B3, B12, calcium, and selenium.



One serving provides 120 calories, 13 grams of protein, 5 grams of fat, and 3 grams of net carbs.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes


Yields: 10 fritters

  • 500 g (17 oz) zucchini
  • 70 g (2.5 oz) cottage cheese (2% Fat)
  • 50 g (1.8 oz) Parmesan cheese  
  • 2 eggs 
  • 15 g (0.5 oz) coconut flour    
  • 200 g (7 oz) pumpkin  
  • 40 g (1.4 oz) egg white
  • 320 g (11.3 oz) salmon          
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp Thai red curry paste (optional) 


In the Thermomix

  1. Finely grate the parmesan cheese.
  2. Chop your zucchini on speed 4-5, add salt, and put it in a nut milk bag to release moisture.  Drain well.
  3. Add eggs, egg whites, and cottage cheese to your Thermomix and blitz until blended thoroughly.
  4. Add zucchini and cooked pumpkin.
  5. Add coconut flour, onion powder, and parmesan cheese and mix well.
  6. Add drained salmon and loosely mix.  Avoid mincing the salmon; it’s better in larger chunks!
  7. Add 2 tsp of the optional Thai red curry paste.

In the Air Fryer

  • Preheat the air fryer to 200 °C.
  • Cook in batches of 4, with each patty weighing approximately 130 grams.
  • Cook at 200 °C for 11 minutes on the first side.
  • Flip and then cook another 4 minutes.


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