Stuffed and fried zucchini flowers

AuthorGuido BoschettiCategoryDifficultyBeginner
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins
 12 Pumpkin flowers
 12 Anchovy fillets
 4 Slices of fresh mozzarella (also buffalo mozzarella)
 4 tablespoons of flour
 1 glass of sparkling cold water
 Salt to taste
 Maize seed oil for frying to taste
 Pepper to taste
1

Gently clean the zucchini flowers. Remove the stem and the inner pistil. Wash them under tap water and let them drain to remove the water.

2

Cut the mozzarella into small slices. Fill the flowers with a piece of mozzarella and a piece of anchovy. Close the flowers by rolling up the ends.

3

Prepare the batter by pouring the flour into a bowl. Add the egg and the sparkling water and mix well with a whisk. You should obtain a batter with a thick consistency and free of lumps. Season with salt and pepper.

4

Gently deep the zucchini flowers in the batter.

5

Fry the batter zucchini flowers in plenty of hot oil. Let them brown, drain them with a skimmer and dry them from the excess oil and lastly put them in a plate covered with absorbent paper.

Ingredients

 12 Pumpkin flowers
 12 Anchovy fillets
 4 Slices of fresh mozzarella (also buffalo mozzarella)
 4 tablespoons of flour
 1 glass of sparkling cold water
 Salt to taste
 Maize seed oil for frying to taste
 Pepper to taste

Directions

1

Gently clean the zucchini flowers. Remove the stem and the inner pistil. Wash them under tap water and let them drain to remove the water.

2

Cut the mozzarella into small slices. Fill the flowers with a piece of mozzarella and a piece of anchovy. Close the flowers by rolling up the ends.

3

Prepare the batter by pouring the flour into a bowl. Add the egg and the sparkling water and mix well with a whisk. You should obtain a batter with a thick consistency and free of lumps. Season with salt and pepper.

4

Gently deep the zucchini flowers in the batter.

5

Fry the batter zucchini flowers in plenty of hot oil. Let them brown, drain them with a skimmer and dry them from the excess oil and lastly put them in a plate covered with absorbent paper.

Stuffed and fried zucchini flowers