Fried Zucchini Blossoms

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Fried Zucchini Blossoms

This is a dish to be made and savoured immediately. You can even make it as a pre-dinner nibble while you finish cooking something time-consuming with friends.

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  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 5


  • 10 large zucchini blossoms
  • 1 cow’s milk mozzarella (125g/4 oz)
  • A few basil leaves

For the batter

  • 3 tablesppoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 100 ml/3 oz beer
  • Pinch of salt


  1. In a large bowl, beat the egg with the flour. Add the salt.
  2. Add the beer gradually and beat well to obtain a homogeneous, quite liquid batter.
  3. Take out the stamen from the flowers. Fill with pieces of mozzarella and basil.
  4. Put plenty of oil (to deep fry) in a frying pan to heat.
  5. When the oil is hot, take one flower at a time, dip in the batter and fry until golden.
  6. Serve immediately!.

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