Deep Fried Zucchini Flowers

Deep Fried Zucchini Flowers

Recipe Type: Appetiser
Author: The Tasty Gardener
Serves: 12
There are lots of edible flowers out there. You can try nasturtiums, dandelions and pumpkin blossoms.
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 leaves fresh basil, minced
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups oil for frying
  • 12 zucchini flowers
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl stir together the flour, baking powder, basil and cheese. Stir in the water and eggs until combined.
  2. In a large skillet add the oil until it comes up 1/2 inch from the bottom of the pan. Heat up over medium high heat.
  3. Dip the flowers into the batter and carefully place in hot oil.
  4. Cook until they are crisp and golden then remove and place on paper towel to soak up any excess oil.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 144 Fat: 13 Saturated fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 5 Sugar: 0 Sodium: 67 Fiber: 0 Protein: 2 Cholesterol: 36<img class=”aligncenter size-full wp-image-13503″ title=”e-Zucchini-Blossoms-Stuffed” src=”http://www.tastygardener.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/e-Zucchini-Blossoms-Stuffed.jpg” alt=”” width=”400″ height=”248″ data-mce-src=”http://www.tastygardener.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/e-Zucchini-Blossoms-Stuffed.jpg”>

 

 

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