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Crispy Southwest Corn Fritters

Crispy Southwest Corn Fritters

plus Sweet Potato Wedges & a Side Salad with Smoky Ranch Dressing

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It’s hard NOT to love eating your vegetables when they’re fritter-fied, aka covered in batter and cooked until perfectly golden. This zesty corn version is as easy as making pancakes, and just as fun to eat! Southwestern spices and tender corn kernels go right into the batter, which you’ll fry until crisp. Paired with roasted sweet potato wedges, a crisp side salad, and plenty of creamy, smoky ranch dressing for dipping—this is a veggie-packed meal for the books.

Tags:Veggie
Allergens:EggsMilkWheatSoy

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Total Time40 minutes
Cooking difficultyEasy
Ingredients
serving amount
2
4
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serving amount
2
4

2 unit

Sweet Potato

¼ ounce

Cilantro

1.5 ounce

Ranch Dressing

(ContainsEggs, Milk)

82 g

Tempura Mix

(ContainsEggs, Milk, Wheat)

2 ounce

Mixed Greens

1 unit

Roma Tomato

13.4 ounce

Corn

4 tablespoon

Smoky Red Pepper Crema

(ContainsMilk, Soy)

1 tablespoon

Southwest Spice Blend

Not included in your delivery

Salt

Pepper

2 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3180 kJ
Calories760 kcal
Fat37 g
Saturated Fat8 g
Carbohydrate96 g
Sugar24 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein12 g
Cholesterol5 mg
Sodium1570 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Baking Sheet
Small Bowl
Strainer
Large Bowl
Large Pan
Paper Towel
Slotted Spoon
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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1

• Adjust rack to top position and preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. • Cut sweet potatoes into ½-inch-thick wedges. Toss on a baking sheet with a large drizzle of oil, salt, and pepper. Roast on top rack until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes.

2

• While sweet potatoes roast, halve tomato lengthwise; thinly slice crosswise into half-moons. Roughly chop cilantro. Drain corn. • In a small bowl, combine ranch dressing and smoky red pepper crema.

3

• In a large bowl, combine tempura mix, Southwest Spice, and 1/3 cup cold water until smooth. Stir in corn, half the cilantro, pepper, and ¾ tsp salt. • 4 SERVINGS: Use 2/3 cup cold water and 1½ tsp salt. • TIP: If mixture is too thick, add more water 1 TBSP at a time until it reaches a pancake-batter-like consistency.

4

• Heat a 1/3-inch layer of oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pan over medium-high heat. Once oil is hot enough that a drop of batter sizzles when added to the pan, add heaping ¼-cup scoops of batter to pan, making 6-8 fritters. • Cook until golden brown and crisp, 2-4 minutes per side. • Using a slotted spoon, transfer fritters to a paper-towel-lined plate. Season with a pinch of salt. Turn off heat. • 4 SERVINGS: You’ll make 12-16 fritters. • TIP: You may need to cook fritters in batches. Lower heat if fritters are browning too quickly.

5

• In a second large bowl, toss mixed greens and tomato with as much smoky ranch dressing as you like. Season with salt and pepper.

6

• Divide corn fritters, sweet potatoes, and salad between plates. Sprinkle fritters with remaining cilantro. Serve with any remaining smoky ranch dressing on the side.