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Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce

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Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce

Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce - Lovely to behold - and just as delicious, too

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Health Score:
6,5 / 10
Difficulty:
advanced
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
597
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

If you're looking for a decadent meal and are OK with a higher fat content, this delicious pasta dish is for you. This pasta contains a high protein content and the soy cream contains no cholesterol. 

Zucchini flowers only exist for a short time in summer, so you can also use other edible flowers, such as edible daisies, lavender or roses.

 

 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie597 kcal(28 %)
Protein15 g(15 %)
Fat27 g(23 %)
Carbohydrates72 g(48 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6.5 g(22 %)
Vitamin A0.5 mg(63 %)
Vitamin D0.4 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E5.6 mg(47 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin4.7 mg(39 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate56 μg(19 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin4.9 μg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C24 mg(25 %)
Potassium349 mg(9 %)
Calcium113 mg(11 %)
Magnesium76 mg(25 %)
Iron3.2 mg(21 %)
Iodine3 μg(2 %)
Zinc1.7 mg(21 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.8 g
Uric acid71 mg
Cholesterol60 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 tablespoons
Pastry flour (about 60 grams)
2 tablespoons
Cornstarch (about 30 grams)
2
1
150 milliliters
100 milliliters
12
Zucchini blossoms (or 12 small zucchini with flowers)
1 ½ liters
Vegetable oil (for frying)
coarse Sea salt (for sprinkling)
Gut dazu:
350 grams
Pasta (such as spaghetti)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Nutmeg grater, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 2 Pots, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Paper towel

Preparation steps

1.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 1

In a bowl, Stir flour with cornstarch and egg to combine. Gradually stir in as much bottled water as needed to make a thin dough. Season with pepper and freshly grated nutmeg and let batter rest for 10 minutes.

2.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 2

Meanwhile, rinse the lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate the zest. Cut the lemon in half and squeeze the juice of one half.

3.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 3

Bring broth, soy creamer and lemon zest to a boil in a pot. Cook over medium heat, whisking occasionally, until creamy, about 10 minutes.

4.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 4

Rinse zucchini blossoms and pat dry gently. Open the calyxes and carefully snip the pistils and stamens.

5.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 5

Stir the batter again. Heat the oil in a pot until it sizzles immediately when a drop of batter is added. Dip zucchini blossoms one at a time in the batter, drain briefly and fry until golden brown, about 3 minutes.

6.
Fried Zucchini Blossoms with Lemon Sauce preparation step 6

Lift out the fried flowers with a slotted spoon and drain on several layers of paper towels. Srinkle with sea salt. Season lemon sauce to taste with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve warm blossom with the sauce.