Appetizers

Zucchini Blossoms (Flowers)

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Growing a garden full of fresh veggies is such a rewarding summertime hobby. While I love eating fresh veggies every day, the thing I long for all winter long, finally becomes possible in these warm summer months. The ever so delicate zucchini blossom. You can serve them a number of different ways but the way I grew up on them was to lightly batter them and fry them. So delicious. Certainly not filling enough for a meal, but we make them mid day and snack on them through the afternoon.

12
10-12 zucchini blossoms (flowers)
2 egg yolks
1 C very cold water
1 C flour (all purpose)
canola or vegetable oil (about an inch, amount depends on type of pan)
4-5 fresh basil leaves, sliced thinly
kosher salt
fresh ground pepper
In a large bowl, beat the eggs, add cold water. Add flour and whisk together until a thick batter is formed. If too watery, add more flour, if too thick add more water etc. Season with salt and pepper to...
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Nutritions

Calories
91

Sodium
3mg
0% DV

Fat
2g
3% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
1.0g
4% DV