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Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini

Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini

Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini

Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini

Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini
 
Crispy Fried Mozzarella Stuffed Zucchini
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Ingredients
  • 2 large fresh zucchini
  • 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, cut into 4 (1/2 x ½ x 2 ½”) logs
  • ½ c. flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ⅔ c. Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 c. canola oil
  • Salt/black pepper
  • Kosher salt, to garnish
  • ½ c. homemade or store-bought marinara sauce
Instructions
  1. Cut ends off zucchini and cut each in half crosswise.
  2. With an apple corer, remove the center of each zucchini piece and stuff each with 1 mozzarella log.
  3. Cut the stuffed zucchini crosswise into ½” thick rounds.
  4. Place flour in shallow dish. Season with a little salt and pepper.
  5. Place eggs in separate shallow dish and breadcrumbs in third shallow dish.
  6. Heat oil in small saucepan over medium heat.
  7. Dredge each stuffed zucchini round in flour, dip in egg and shaking off excess, then dip in breadcrumbs. Press to adhere.
  8. Fry coated rounds, three at a time, turning occasionally with a fork, until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.
  9. Transfer to paper lined plate to drain.
  10. Sprinkle with a little kosher salt.
  11. Serve with room temperature or warmed marinara sauce.
 

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