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Eggplant Hush Puppies

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  Eggplants 2 Large, peeled and cubed
  Yellow cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated onion 2 Tablespoon, or finely chopped
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

1. Put the eggplant cubes into a colander and steam, covered, over boiling water until tender, about 25 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, combine the corn-meal, flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl. Push the eggplant through the colander into the bowl in small amounts, mixing in enough eggplant to make a medium-stiff dough.
3. Stir in the onion. Set the mixture aside for 15 to 30 minutes.
4. Drop the mixture by teaspoons into deep oil heated to 365 degrees and fry until golden. Drain on paper towels.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1372 Calories from Fat 467

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3551.3 mg148%

Total Carbohydrates 212 g70.8%

Dietary Fiber 52.8 g211.3%

Sugars 23.3 g

Protein 33 g65.4%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 37.3%

Calcium 68.8% Iron 60.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Eggplant Hush Puppies Recipe