Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters

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If you enjoy a good veggie fritter recipe every once in a while, but don’t always have a lot of time on your hands, you might want to try this one for Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters. Soft and luscious on the inside; crisp and chewy on the outside, there’s just so much to love about this vegetarian treat. These fritters are time-saving, economical, delicious – and, with nutritious ingredients like zucchini, carrots, and garlic, you’ve got all the makings of a healthy side dish, snack, or main meal.

Vegetarian recipes like this one are a great idea if you are looking to add more veggies into your diet. Eating more vegetables does not have to be an onerous, boring task. Nor does it need to lack flavour. It can actually be surprisingly appetizing, mouth watering, and palate pleasing. Not only will you feel better by eating a more plant-based diet, but your taste buds will be enjoying a whole new adventure on a daily basis. Fruits and veggies are jam packed with nutrients that actually taste as good as they are for you. They are also very hydrating, allowing for better liquid absorption, and can, therefore, complement your daily water intake. The more veggies you eat, the better they will taste and the more you will begin to crave them. They’ll taste good raw or cooked, in juices and smoothies, dried or frozen, and all of the above. Eating more fruits and vegetables goes even farther than your personal health and the health of your family – you are actually helping to heal the planet when you eat less meat while eating more sustainable, local produce.

Having a quick look at the nutritional value of some of these vegetable fritter ingredients, let’s start with zucchini. One cup of chopped zucchini is only 20 calories, is very high in dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, riboflavin, vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. It’s also high in iron, niacin, thiamin, and zinc. With all of those nutrients, we could almost stop right there, but let’s check out the carrots next. One medium sized carrot is just 25 calories, is also very high in dietary fiber as well as potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. It’s also high in niacin, thiamin, and vitamin B. Finally, two cloves of garlic are just 4 calories, are very high in manganese, vitamin B6, and vitamin C. They’re also high in calcium, phosphorus, and selenium.

Many thanks to Kelly Senyei over at the Just a Taste website for sharing this crispy-delicious vegetable fritter recipe with us. Kelly is a bona fide, certified chef who creates, invents, improvises, and develops all of the breakfast, lunch, dinner, appie and snack recipes that she posts here. She also takes all of the photos of the lush, mouth-watering meals and creates all of the cooking tutorial videos she offers at her site. If you’re serious about cooking and want to learn how to do it right, you’ll definitely want to bookmark this page for future reference.*

Nutrition Facts for: Quick and Crispy Vegetable Fritters from Just A Taste
Ingredients: Zucchini, carrots, garlic, flour, eggs, scallions.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 49, Calories from Fat 8, Total Fat 0.9g 1%, Saturated Fat 0.3g 2%, Cholesterol 31mg 10%, Sodium 27mg 1%, Potassium 136mg 4%, Carbohydrates 8.2g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%, Sugars 1.4g, Protein 2.2g, Vitamin A 63%, Vitamin C 8%, Calcium 2%, Iron 3%

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