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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers Recipe

Ingredients:

Stuffing:
a. 3 cups zucchini flowers
b. 1 cup cottage or ricotta cheese  
c. 1 white onion, chopped
d. 1 Tbsp oregano or thyme
e. dash black pepper
f. 2 cups frying oil

Batter: 
g. 1/2 cup all-purpose floura
h. dash of salt
i. 1/2 cup beer
Mix all the ingredients until smooth.


How to prepare:
1. Mix the stuffing in a bowl, insert one tablespoon in each flower (check the pistils first to see if they are fresh or wilted and yucky; if they are limp and dark pull them out and discard)

2.Heat the oil; mix the batter; right before frying, dip each flower in the batter vertically and only halfway. Dip in the hot oil and fry a few minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve.