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So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Old-Fashioned Italian Zucchini Fritters Recipe

Italian Zucchini Fritters Recipe
Use that fresh basil too!
5 eggs
3 zucchinis, shredded
1 zucchini, diced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups olive oil

Beat eggs until smooth.
Stir in the shredded and diced zucchini. Add 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 .
Drop the batter into the hot oil by, don’t over crowd the skillet with batter. Cook until golden brown on each side, about 4 minutes. Drain - paper towel, both sides.