Fried Zucchini Flowers

Fried Zucchini Flowers: one of the early joys of a summer garden!


For 6 Person(s)

For the Flowers:

  • 12 zucchini flowers
  • 1 ounce mozzarella, cut in 12 cubes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • frying oil
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  1. Wash the Zucchini flowers under fresh water.
  2. Gently open the petals of each flower and insert 2 capers and 1 cube of mozzarella.
  3. In a bowl, prepare the pastella (batter) by mixing: flour, eggs, garlic, mint, cheese and water.
  4. Dip the flower in the pastella and fry in hot oil.
  5. Fry the flowers on both sides  until they turn golden.
  6. Serve immediately.

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Recipe Notes

PAny leftover pastella, do not throw away. Pour it in the hot oil and fry it... delicious!


Thursday, 14 December 2017
so good! - ciaobella124
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Thanks for the recipe, delicious... - RITABERRETTA
Thursday, 14 December 2017
yummy! I added a half leaf of basil to each. also I fried some pickles with the leftover batter an...
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- vinali