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squash patties [or fritters]

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sam Womack

These are great as a side and they freeze well for up to 6 months. I will post the sqwuash relish recipe when,and if, I can find it again.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For squash patties [or fritters]

  • 3/4 lb
    yellow squash
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 md
    onion\, grated
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
  • oil for frying

How To Make squash patties [or fritters]

  • 1
    Cook squash, covered, in boiling water 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Mash enough squash to measure 1 cup; reserve any remaining squash for use in other recipes
  • 2
    Combine 1 cup mashed squash and egg; stir well.
  • 3
    Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt; Add squash mixture stir well.
  • 4
    Heat oil to medium high. Drop by level tablespoons into hot oil. Cook until golden brown, turning once.
  • 5
    Drain well on paper towels. Yields 2 dozen.
  • 6
    You can use zucchini also. I use grated squash, not cooked, 3 tbsp flour, 3 tbsp cornmeal, 1 egg, about 1/2 onion, Pinch of salt, a dash or two pepper. Just wantged to give you the more, or less, original recipe with my former mother-in-law's modification last.

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