Zucchini fritters

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Author Notes: LA Times Food section, appx 2003 - most delicious way to prepare squash!frenchie

Makes 8 fritters

Fritter batter

  • 3 Zucchini (med)
  • 1 Sweet Onion (med)
  • 2 Lg Eggs, separated
  • 2 tablespoons Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 handful Fresh Basil, chiffonade
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  1. Using shred disc in the food processor, shred Zucchini and Onion together and place on several layers of paper towel to drain moisture off; place in large mixing bowl with two egg yolks and mix gently. Stir in the whole wheat flour, baking powder, Basil, Salt and Pepper to taste. In separate bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy (soft peaks) and gently incorporate the whites into the Zucchini/yolk mixture. Prepare a pan with olive oil cooking spray and dollop fritter batter into pan using about 1/2 cup of batter for each fritter; brown on one side then spray with olive oil and flip to brown the other side. Keep warm in the oven until ready to serve.

Basil Mint Cream

  • 1 cup Whole Milk Greek Yogurt (Fage or other)
  • 1 handful Fresh Basil, chiffonade
  • 1 handful Fresh Spearmint, chiffonade
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Pressed
  • Salt to taste
  1. Combine ingredients and serve with the fritters.
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