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Southwestern Fritters

Submitted by: Mary on 07/05/2005
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Ingredients

2 C Cooked mashed yellow squash
2 Large eggs
1 Small red onion chopped
1/4 t Salt
1/4 t Ground red pepper
3 Cloves garlic...mashed
2 T Fresh cilantro
1/2 C Pork rind crumbs
1 T Melted butter
1 jalapeno (seeded & chopped)
Vegetable oil

Directions

Combine all ingredients except oil in food processor and blend until smooth.

Stop to scrape down sides.



Pour oil 2 inches deep in dutch oven, heat to 375 deg.



Drop by tablespoons in hot oil in batches. 1 minute on each side or until golden

brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with Cilantro Pesto or Grilled Red Pepper Sauce.

Servings

4

Calories

8

Time to prepare

30 minutes

Difficulty

Easy
 

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Cilantro Pesto



2 C Fresh cilantro leaves

3 Cloves garlic

2 T Fresh lime juice

salt and pepper to taste

3 to 4 Tbsp olive oil



Add everything except oil to food processor or blender.

Drizzle oil in slowly, until well blended.



Grilled Red Pepper Sauce



2 red peppers

1 T butter

2 cloves garlic (minced)

1/4 C dry white wine

1/4 t salt and pepper



Grill or roast peppers, seal in plastic bag 10 minutes, remove skin and seeds, chop peppers.



In a skillet add grilled pepper, garlic,

and butter. Cook until garlic is tender. Stir in wine, salt, and pepper



Reduce liquid by half then process in blender until smooth.
 
 
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