Zucchini Fritters

This recipe can easily be used for many vegetables and fruits. Try substituting zucchini for broccoli ,cauliflower, or potatoes.  For fruit fritters use apples, or pears.

This recipe can easily be used for many vegetables and fruits. Try substituting zucchini for broccoli ,cauliflower, or potatoes. For fruit fritters use apples, or pears.

3- Zucchini/ Courgette- peeled and grated on the large hole on the box grater.

Sea Salt

White Pepper

Place the zucchini in a strainer and set in bigger bowl. Top with another plate and weight the plate with something heavy to push the moisture out .Set aside for at least an hour or two

Do not skip this step.

Batter

1 Egg

½ teaspoon Sea Salt

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

1/3 cup Flour

fresh grated Black Pepper

1 slice Bacon-chopped into small bits (optional)

Canola Oil for frying

Heat oven to 160c/325*f

Beat batter ingredients together.

Add Zucchini combine.

Heat oil in a cast iron pan until medium hot. You don’t want oil too hot or fritters won’t cook evenly and thoroughly.

Scoop a spoonful of mixture onto a spoon, put a few bacon bits on top and drop spoonfuls bacon side down into the hot oil.

Fry until golden brown about 4-5 minutes on each side. Turn over and fry until golden brown.

Drain on paper towel then

Place in an ovenproof dish.

Place in oven for 10-15 minutes.

Serve hot and crispy with a side of blue cheese dressing.

Blue Cheese Dressing

 

3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

1   3 oz. package cream cheese

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup half and half

1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Reserve 1/3 cup of blue cheese.

Beat together remaining blue cheese and cream cheese until smooth.

Add mayonnaise, half and half, worcestershire and pepper,blend.

Add reserved blue cheese. Chill and its ready to serve.

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I've had the great good fortune of living abroad for more than a decade. The traditions, comfort and memories of home are things I cherish and carry with me on my travels. What I wasn't expecting was that other cultures and flavors would seep into my own traditions and favorites and influence a new batch of classics. Heres to evolving traditions and new memories! View all posts by eatonsquareedibles

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