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Jerusalem Artichoke Fritters

Courses: Side dish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 lb 227g / 8ozJerusalem artichokes - scrubbed, dried
1   Green onion - trimmed, chopped
1/3 cup 30g / 1.1ozMinced red pepper
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSea salt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlHerbes de Provence
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlCayenne - (to 1/4)
2   Eggs - lightly beaten
5 tablespoons 75mlPeanut oil

Recipe Instructions

Grate the artichokes into a mixing bowl. Add green onion, red pepper, flour, salt and spices and toss to mix. Stir in eggs and mix well.

Heat the oil until the surface ripples in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Scoop the batter by tablespoons into the skillet and flatten with a spatula. Fry until the batter is crisp and brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels while repeating with the remaining batter. Serve hot.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Each serving: 176 calories; 5 grams protein; 14 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 11 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 106 mg. cholesterol; 322 mg. sodium.

The Los Angeles Times, 02-11-2004


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