Fried Zucchini Flowers Stuffed with Ricotta and Mozzarella Cheese

Fried Zucchini Flowers

Stuffed with Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese

Fried Zucchini flowers are one of the tastiest starters

from the spring-summer season flavors.

Bake The Zucchini flowers in the oven for a light starter

filled with soft cheese for those who do not like ricotta.

You can use gluten-free flour as well.

In short, the filling can vary according to taste.

In Italy, every family has its own way of preparing food.

Here’s Giovanna recipe on how to prepare delicious Fried Zucchini Flowers:

Ingredients for about 10 pieces:


First, let’s prepare the batter:

Needed ingredients:

200 g of all-purpose flour (you can also use gluten-free flour)

10 g brewer’s yeast


Beer q.b.


  • In a bowl, put the flour, brewer’s yeast, salt,

and little by little from the beer.

  • Mix well until a batter forms a thick consistency and let it stand aside.


And now the Zucchini flowers:

10 fresh zucchini flowers from the market

150g ricotta cheese

2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

50 g mozzarella or provola

salt at taste


1 egg yolk

Frying oil


How to prepare the filling:

  • Cut the mozzarella into small strips

  • Then add salt, pepper, and the egg yolk to the ricotta. Mix everything well.


  • Now you can start stuffing the zucchini flowers,

by adding a strip of mozzarella and a spoon of the ricotta filling.

  • After that, emerge the stuffed pumpkin flowers in the batter

and fry them in the hot oil until they turn golden all around.

Drain them from excess oil by using kitchen paper.

  • Serve the Fried Zucchini Flowers Stuffed with Ricotta and Mozzarella cheese still hot.


Buon Appetito 😊


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