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nonna rosa's fried morels in cornmeal

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a recipe by
Carla Hurst-Chandler
Greencastle, IN

I wait for the season each year. Nothing like them. When they're gone they're gone- till the next year. The anticipation is as good as the mushrooms!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For nonna rosa's fried morels in cornmeal

  • 5-6
    morel mushrooms per serving
  • 2 c
    white or yellow corn meal
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
    cracked ground pepper

How To Make nonna rosa's fried morels in cornmeal

  • 1
    Heat cooking oil in skillet over medium heat until pinch of flour sizzles. Make sure morels are clean and split in half lengthwise. Reserve in cold water.
  • 2
    Mix cornmeal, sugar, salt and pepper together in large bowl. Carefully bread each mushroom half (like breading chicken)
  • 3
    Fry in small batches. About 6 mushrooms per serving. Can be held on tray in warm oven until all are fried. Enjoy!

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