Fritto Misto

Fritto Misto | In Jennie's Kitchen 07

A couple of weeks ago I shared a video on Instagram for making fritto misto. It’s one of my favorite fast, fresh, and easy meals to make for lunch, or as nibbles to go with wine or prosecco while I’m preparing dinner. Fritto misto is an Italian dish much like vegetable tempura, a mix of vegetables dipped in a light flour batter, then fried quickly, and best enjoyed hot.

The phrase literally translates to mixed fried. You can use any vegetables you like—best to slice them thin so they cook quickly, otherwise your batter might brown before the vegetable cooks sufficiently. Zucchini, both the whole vegetable and the blossoms, and eggplant are my favorite. Green beans are appreciated for their minimal prep, just snapping off the ends. I love bell peppers, too. Continue reading…

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