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Old-Fashioned Italian Zucchini Fritters: A Mouth-Watering Delicacy

Zucchini Fritters: a mouth-watering delicacy, easy and quick to prepare.

Grated zucchini with a few other ingredients and fried, great to serve as an appetizer, as a side dish or even as an appetizer if you have friends over.





  • 3 eaches zucchinis, shredded
  • 1 zucchini, diced + 6 eggs + 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying



Beat the eggs in a bowl until smooth.

Stir in the shredded and diced zucchini, then season with salt, pepper, Parmesan cheese, and basil.

Add the flour a little at a time, stirring between additions until no dry lumps remain.

Heat the oil in a large skillet to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Drop the batter into the hot oil by the spoonful a few at a time making sure not to overcrowd the oil.

Cook until the fritters are golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes.

Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

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