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Leek croquettes with chickpea flour

Appetizing and tasty, these leek croquettes can also be prepared with carrots, courgettes, spring onions or other vegetables, provided that they’re seasonal!

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Ingredients for 4 people

4 leeks

100 g of chickpea flour

extra virgin olive oil

seed oil to fry

water

salt

 

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Chickpeas are rich in proteins, mineral salts, fibres and anti-cholesterol active ingredients.

 

Preparation

Clean the leeks, cut them into thin strips and put them in a pan. Simmer with oil and little salt until tender.

 

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Leeks are rich in minerals and contain much more calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus than onions. They also have a double amount of vitamin C and proteins than garlic and onions.

 

Combine the chickpea flour with a pinch of salt and two spoonful of oil in a bowl. Then pour the water keeping on stirring the mixture until the batter is smooth and soft. Finally add the leeks.

 

Heat abundant seed oil in a frying pan, scoop the batter and put the portions into the oil one at a time. Flip the croquettes and remove them from heat when golden brown.

 

Dry them well with kitchen paper and serve warm.

 

By teresadellefragole.it

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