Zucchini Bacon Fritters With Basil-Mayo Dipping Sauce
Zucchini Bacon Fritters With Basil-Mayo Dipping Sauce
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Fried zucchini is a classic snack, but watch what happens when it's amped up with smoky bacon and spicy jalapeño. The fragrant, floral basil dipping sauce is a terrific complement to the tender, light zucchini bites, filling your mouth with the scent of summer. (Editors' note: This recipe is solely the creation of Andrea Albin and has not been formally tested by the test kitchen.)

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup basil
    • 1 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    • About 6 cups vegetable oil for frying
    • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
    • 3 medium zucchini, chopped
    • 1/2 fresh jalapeño, stemmed and minced (including seeds)
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
    • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
    • 3/4 cup whole milk
    • 6 slices crisp-cooked bacon, finely chopped
    • A deep-fat thermometer

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 40
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 64 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 6.82%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.96%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 3 mg 0.96%
    • Sodium: 47 mg 1.97%
    • Calcium: 48 mg 4.81%
    • Potassium: 89 mg 2.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.56%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0.99%
    • Vitamin C 4.47%
    • Vitamin D 0.1%
    • * 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 - Starch0
    • 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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