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Fried Zucchini Flowers

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  • Serves:

    4

Ingredients

  • 12 zucchini flowers, trimmed
  • 1 cup (240 ml) ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup (120 ml) parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) breadcrumbs
  • zest from one lemon
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1 cup (240 ml) all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup (240 ml) sparkling water
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Make the batter by combining the flour, salt and sparkling water.
  2. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  3. In a large pot heat frying oil to 375F (190C).
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine the cheeses, lemon zest, salt, pepper and breadcrumbs.
  5. Stuff each zucchini flower with the cheese mix, and twist the edges.
  6. Dip each flower in the batter and fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  7. Remove from oil and place on a paper towel to drain excess liquid.
  8. Serve hot.
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