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Cauliflower Fritters

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  Cauliflower head 1 1⁄4 Pound (1 Small Size)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. Separate the cauliflower into small florets. Bring about 1 inch of lightly salted water to a boil in a 2-quart saucepan. Add the cauliflower, bring to a boil again, cover, and cook for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. Coarsely chop the cauliflower and set aside.
2. While the cauliflower is cooking, mix the flour, salt, pepper, water, and egg in a bowl, then stir in the onion and chopped cauliflower.
3. In a 12-inch skillet, heat the oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking. Drop the cauliflower mixture by tablespoonsful into the hot oil and saute about 3 minutes on each side until brown. Drain the fritters on paper toweling and set them in a keep-warm (250°F) oven until ready to serve. Cook the remaining mixture the same way.

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Lacto Ovo Vegetarian

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 901 Calories from Fat 540

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g93.8%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1213.3 mg50.6%

Total Carbohydrates 74 g24.8%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.5%

Sugars 14.1 g

Protein 23 g45.7%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C 438.6%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 31.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cauliflower Fritters Recipe