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Fried Squash Blossoms

Rated as 3.8 out of 5 Stars

"Pick the flowers off your zucchini plants as soon as you see some zucchini has started to come in under the flower. A very tasty treat! Try stuffing the blossoms with goat cheese before frying them!"
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45 m servings 211
Original recipe yields 4 servings (12 blossoms)


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  1. Gently dip zucchini blossoms in beaten egg and shake off the excess. Press into flour; coat with bread crumbs. Place breaded blossoms on a plate; do not stack.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry blossoms, working in batches, until both sides are golden brown, about 5 minutes each side. Season with salt and black pepper.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 211 calories; 10.2 22.6 6.9 93 300 Full nutrition

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We really enjoyed these. Even my 4 yr old picky eater liked them. I stuffed them with feta cheese- very yummy! They cooked very quickly, and sort of looked like fried chicken when done. Now I ha...

olive oil caused these to burn. When I used canola oil they came out much better...probably 3 and 1/2 stars.

I was so excited to try squash blossoms for the first time. However, this was a disappointment. 5 min is way too long on each side. I overcooked one side. You will have to adjust to your own s...

Easy and delicious! First time trying to cook with Squash Blossoms so I wanted something simple that wouldn't scare me away and this was it!

I added some salt and garlic powder to the flour