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Lunt Avenue Marble Club Deep Fried Zucchini with Creamy Garlic Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Soffel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Zucchini:

1or 2 fresh zucchinis, thinly sliced in circles (don't peel)
1/2 c. flour
2 eggs, beaten
1 to 2 c. Italian seasoned bread crumbs ("Italian" is the operative word here).
Shortening for deep-frying

Garlic Dip:

1 c. buttermilk
1 c real mayonnaise (no pretenders)
1 pkg (4 oz) ranch salad dressing mix
2 garlic cloves, minced (either with a garlic press or by chopping up finely and smooshing with a knife, which will make your hands stink at least for the rest of the day.

Directions:
Directions:
Coat zucchini slices with flour. Dip in beaten egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Deep-fry at 375 degrees until golden. Serve immediately ith creamy garlic dip.

To make creamy garlic dip:
Combine ingredients in a small bowl and refrigerate to blend flavors. The flavor gets stronger as it sits, up to three weeks.


Garlic Dip:
871 calories, 57g fat (59% calories from fat), 133 mg cholesteral
76 g. carbs., 2,822 mg sodium

Without dip
350 cal. 12g fat, 109 mg. cholesterol, 51 g carbs, 402 mg sodium, 30% cal. from fat

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2-4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The Lunt Avenue Marble Club was one of the hottest restaurants in the Phoenix Metropolitan area in the '70s and '80s.

 

 

 

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