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Spicy Banana Zucchini Balls

 
One serving costs about $0.1

$0.10 per serving

3 people like this recipe

3 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

24 dairy-free,dairy free antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:14%

Spoonacular Score: 14%

 

You can never have too many hor d'oeuvre recipes, so give Spicy Banana Zucchini Balls a try. This recipe makes 24 servings with 32 calories, 1g of protein, and 0g of fat each. For 10 cents per serving, this recipe covers 1% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have chilli pepper, curry powder, panko breadcrumbs, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. This recipe from Foodista has 3 fans. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about about 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a dairy free diet. With a spoonacular score of 12%, this dish is rather bad. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Zucchini balls, Fried Zucchini Balls, and Banana Zucchini Oatmeal Cups + 5 Healthy Zucchini.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup dry zucchini
dry zucchini
1 large
1 large banana
banana
1
1  egg
egg
2 tsps
2 tsps turmeric
turmeric
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps honey
honey
1 tsp
1 tsp curry powder
curry powder
2 tsps
2 tsps chilli pepper
chilli pepper
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps baking soda
baking soda
0.5 cups
0.5 cups panko breadcrumbs
panko breadcrumbs
0.5 cups
0.5 cups flour
flour
some
some vegetable oil
vegetable oil
1 cup dry zucchini
1 cup
dry zucchini
1 large banana
1 large
banana
1  egg
1
egg
2 tsps turmeric
2 tsps
turmeric
3 Tbsps honey
3 Tbsps
honey
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp
curry powder
2 tsps chilli pepper
2 tsps
chilli pepper
0.25 tsps baking soda
0.25 tsps
baking soda
0.5 cups panko breadcrumbs
0.5 cups
panko breadcrumbs
0.5 cups flour
0.5 cups
flour
some vegetable oil
some
vegetable oil

Equipment

paper towels
paper towels
bowl
bowl
paper towels
paper towels
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl until it forms a soft dough. Add more flour if needed. Heat vegetable oil on medium heat (about 350F). Drop a teaspoonful of dough (regular teaspoon) into the hot oil and fry until brown, turning zucchini ball around. (Make sure your oil is not too hot or your zucchini balls will get too brown!) Drain in paper towel. Repeat with the rest of the dough.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.10
Ingredient
1 cup dry zucchini
1 large banana
1 egg
2 teaspoons turmeric
3 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon curry powder
2 teaspoons chilli pepper
½ cups panko breadcrumbs
½ cups flour
some vegetable oil
Price
$0.36
$0.18
$0.24
$0.21
$0.77
$0.10
$0.09
$0.29
$0.08
$0.06
$2.37

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Many people proclaim the health benefits of honey, saying it possesses antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. Although the extent of its health benefits in humans remains unclear, studies have indeed confirmed that honey can help with cold symptoms and even heal wounds and prevent infections. If you're looking to reap the potential health benefits, dark raw honey is likely the best option.

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a brand of gluten-free panko.

  • get more health tips

Cooking Tips

  • If your recipe calls for ripe bananas and you only have green ones, stick the green bananas in a closed paper bag to speed up the ripening process. You can even put an apple in the bag with them since apples produce a lot of the gas that encourages ripening (called ethylene). This process takes some time, of course, so if you need ripe bananas immediately you might give the oven method a try.

Green Tips

  • Buying local honey from beekeepers in your area not only supports your community but helps those beekeepers protect bees! LocalHarvest can help you locate some tasty honey produced near you.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
32 Calories
0.83g Protein
0.39g Total Fat
6g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
32
2%

Fat
0.39g
1%

  Saturated Fat
0.14g
1%

Carbohydrates
6g
2%

  Sugar
3g
3%

Cholesterol
6mg
2%

Sodium
23mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.83g
2%

Manganese
0.07mg
4%

Selenium
1µg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.04mg
3%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Folate
9µg
2%

Vitamin B2
0.04mg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.04mg
2%

Iron
0.36mg
2%

Fiber
0.4g
2%

Vitamin B3
0.32mg
2%

Potassium
49mg
1%

Phosphorus
12mg
1%

Magnesium
4mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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