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Cauliflower Fritters

October  6, 2010
Author Notes

This is an authentic Italian appetizer created by my mom. All Italian families created their own recipes using their garden vegetables. I learned to make this by "watching mom". She didn't use "written" recipes. Anyone who ate this always asked for the recipe. Since I only knew how to make it from watching mom, I would have to invite people to my kithchen to "watch and learn". Eventually, I dumped and measured to come up with a recipe. —luann_judice

  • Serves makes about 2 dozen patties
Ingredients
  • Boil until tender:
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen cauliflower
  • Mix together:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup grated romano
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Add the cooked cauliflower to the batter and mix.
  2. Drop by tablespoon into a frying pan of hot oil.
  3. Cook on both sides at medium heat (about 4 min on each side).
  4. Remove to paper towel to drain.
  5. You can substitute seasonal vegetables for the cauliflower. Zucchini is also good.

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