Vegetarian Tempura Fried Peppers (Robert Irvine) Recipe

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Vegetarian Tempura Fried Peppers (Robert Irvine)
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  1. For the peppers and stuffing:
  2. Make a small slice in the peppers and remove seeds. Set aside on paper toweling to dry.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet and saute zucchini, squash, eggplant, onion, and garlic until tender. Remove from heat and fold in bread crumbs and cheese, and set aside to let cool.
  4. For the tempura mix:
  5. Mix the flour, cornstarch, and baking powder in a bowl and add seltzer in a stream while whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Heat canola oil to 375 degrees F in a deep fryer.
  7. Stuff each pepper with a small amount of the vegetable stuffing. Then dip each stuffed pepper in the tempura coating and deep-fry until golden brown. Drain on paper toweling and serve warm.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1398.15 Kcal (5854 kJ)
Calories from fat 1211.29 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 134.59g 207%
Cholesterol 59.33mg 20%
Sodium 1064.66mg 44%
Potassium 428.13mg 9%
Total Carbs 32.26g 11%
Sugars 3.62g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.85g 11%
Protein 17.31g 35%
Vitamin C 2.5mg 4%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 512.3mg 51%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 392 Kcal (1641 kJ)
Calories from fat 339.61 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.73g 207%
Cholesterol 16.63mg 20%
Sodium 298.5mg 44%
Potassium 120.04mg 9%
Total Carbs 9.04g 11%
Sugars 1.01g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 11%
Protein 4.85g 35%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 4%
Iron 0.3mg 7%
Calcium 143.6mg 51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 38.6
  • 39

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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