Santorinian Tomato Fritters are a famous appetizer that came out from on the beautiful Greek island Santorini. 

It is believed these delicious small tomatoes were brought to Santorini in the 19th century. If you can not find Santorini cherry tomatoes you can use some organic cocktail tomatoes.

Santorinian Tomato Fritters

These famous tomato fritters are made out of Santorini tomatoes with unique flavor and soft and sweet with a litle bit of tartness.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: tomatoes


  • 400 g cherry or mini roma tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, grated
  • 2 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 120 g raising flour
  • 1 lightly beaten
  • olive oil


  • In a medium saucepan, saute the onion in a little oil over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and reduce heat and stir for 3 minutes.
  • In a large bowl, add tomato paste and mix with the onion and tomato mixture and season with salt and pepper, and herbs.
  • In a bowl beta together an egg with the flour.
  • Place a large non-stick frying pan over high heat with olive oil.
  • Using a tablespoon add mixture to the oil and fry until golden and crisp on both sides.
  • Transfer to a paper towel to remove any extra oil and serve warm with a spoon of Greek yogurt.

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