Broccoli Parmesan Fritters
Broccoli Parmesan Fritters Makes 12 Fritters 2 Heads Broccoli 4-5 Cups Chopped 2 Eggs Beaten 1 Cup Parmesan Cheese 1 Clove Garlic Minced 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest 1 Cup Flour 1 Tablespoon Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper 1 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes Olive Oil For Sauteing 1. Peel stem end of broccoli, then cut into florettes. Cut the stem in to 1/2 inch pieces. 2. Boil or steam all the broccoli until soft, not mushy 4-5 minutes Then drain. 3. In a bowl combine eggs, seasonings, garlic, lemon,& Parmesan. 4. Add cooked broccoli to egg mixture & mash with potato masher. Leave a bit chunky. 5. Sprinkle mixture with flour & mix until just incorporated. 6. Heat pan with olive oil over low to medium heat. Spoon 1/4 cup into pan, then pat down to about 1/2 inch thickness. Saute until golden brown 2-3 minutes per side. 7. Remove from heat & drain on paper towels briefly. Serve hot.