Zucchini Fritters w/ Pesto

Fritters

  • 2 cups Zucchini, grated
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 4 tbsp Chickpea Flour
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt, to taste

Pesto

  • 2 cups Fresh Basil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1/3 cup Cashews
  • ¼ cup Nutritional Yeast
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • ½ cup Olive Oil

Recipe

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees.
  2. Grate the zucchini, add salt to the grated zucchini and let it sit in a colander for 10 minutes so the water drains.
  3. Squeeze the liquid from the zucchini, use a cheesecloth if you have one to get as much liquid out as possible. Then transfer to a bowl.
  4. Mix in rice flour, chickpea flour, red chili powder, turmeric, and salt.
  5. Shape the batter into little fritters, place in the air fryer and cook on 400 degrees for about 8 minutes then flip them and let cook for another 4-8 minutes.
  6. Gradually add everything to the pestle and mortar.
  7. Starting w salt and garlic, next basil, lastly all the other
  8. ingredients. Bash, mix and stir until desired texture.
  9. Pesto: Option 2 Blender) Blender is good because it’s
  10. much faster. Throw everything in a blender and blend.
  11. Top the fritters with the pesto and enjoy.

Pesto: Option 1 Pestle and Mortar (preffered)

  • Gradually add everything to the pestle and mortar.
    Starting w salt and garlic, next basil, lastly all the other
    ingredients. Bash, mix and stir until desired texture.

Pesto: Option 2 Blender (faster)

  • Blender is good because it’s much faster. Throw everything in a blender and blend. Top the fritters with the pesto and enjoy.

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