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Ranch Fried Zucchini

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  • Prep Time 50 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6
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Zucchini takes a starring role in this crunchy, crusty dish that pairs beautifully with the tangy dressing. Original Bisquick mix is a quick-fix batter for the veggies.

Brooke McLay Recipe by Brooke McLay
May 17, 2012

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon onion powder
1
teaspoon garlic salt
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2
teaspoon parsley flakes
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
eggs
3
small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
Vegetable oil for frying
1/4
to 1/2 cup ranch dressing

Directions

  • 1 In shallow bowl, stir together Bisquick mix, onion powder, garlic salt, dill, parsley, basil and pepper. In another bowl, beat eggs with fork or whisk.
  • 2 In deep fryer or heavy 3-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups oil to 350°F. Working in small batches, dip zucchini strips into batter, then into eggs and back into batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels.
  • 3 Serve fried zucchini strips hot with ranch dressing for dipping.

Expert Tips

Mix a bit of lemon juice into the ranch dressing for a light, bright dipping sauce.

This recipe makes an excellent game-day snack or summertime side dish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
660mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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