Basil-Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Basil-Stuffed Squash Blossoms
Basil-Stuffed Squash Blossoms
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  • Summary

    Wrap basil around ricotta and bocconcini and tuck it all into delicate, fresh squash blossoms. Dip in egg and then in cornmeal, and fry as a first course teeming with tender seasonal goodness.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup fresh ricotta cheese
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 10 large fresh basil leaves
    • 1 ounce bocconcini, cut into 10 pieces
    • 10 squash blossoms
    • Vegetable oil, for frying
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 1/2 cup fine yellow cornmeal

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 77 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.1%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.71%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 9 mg 3.16%
    • Sodium: 17 mg 0.69%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.85%
    • Potassium: 20 mg 0.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 1.45%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.2%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.66%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0.47%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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