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Paleo Fried Zucchini
This was our first time making a fried vegetable, and it was SO upset! Here’s why: As soon as I had the first few slices ready, certain people who will remain unnamed walked by, and ATE THEM ALL! Then, they said, what? They tasted so good I couldn’t stop eating them… As if to compliment me… I hadn’t even gotten a picture yet. Sigh. You see the crazy life I have to live? Needless to say, everyone really wanted to have the last bite. They were also more than willing to eat the few that were a little overcooked. I will say, I felt like these required a lot of work, so maybe it’s great for one person to chow down on. Making them for a large crowd may be a little trying to one’s patience, yet, truly a labor of delicious love. I will try making these again however, but next time I’ll see if there’s a faster way to get these done.
Before we get into things, let’s talk strict Paleo first. For these to be egg free, we used a vegan egg replacer, which doesn’t claim to be Paleo. It’s essentially gums working together to make a binder. If you are strict Paleo, or AIP, you will need to use an egg or egg replacer that you’re comfortable with. I will add that you may not even need the egg at all. I think water could do the same job, as you only really need something to hold the tigernut flour in place.
In addition to the egg, there’s the question of cheese. Some Paleo eaters enjoy cheese, while others don’t. Here’s a link to a great site with Paleo cheese alternatives you can make at home. See? Everyone wins!!
Allergy Status: Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Soy Free, Peanut Free, Cane/Refined Sugar Free, Vegan, Paleo Compatible, AIP Compatible, GAPs Compatible, Nut Free Compatible
For Nut Free: Don’t use Parma! Vegan Parmesan Cheese. Instead, use a dairy based cheese, Follow Your Heart DF Parmesan Cheese, or another alternative of your choosing.
For Paleo & AIP: See the notes above about eggs and cheese.
For GAPs: Use coconut (or almond) flour. Read More