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Vegetable Tempura

2
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Baked tempura lets you enjoy flavour similar to that of fried for a fraction of the calories.

Ingredients

cornstarch

½ cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp(s)

cayenne pepper

tsp(s)

uncooked zucchini

2 medium, cut into 2-inch long, 1-inch wide sticks

summer squash

2 medium, yellow, cut into 2-inch long, 1-inch wide sticks

uncooked eggplant(s)

1½ medium, or 2 small, peeled and cut into 2-inch long, 1-inch wide sticks

olive oil cooking spray

1 spray(s), or enough to coat veggies

uncooked baby carrots

4½ oz, about 1 cup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat a large baking sheet with olive oil cooking spray.
  2. In a shallow dish, combine cornstarch, salt and cayenne. Mix well. Dip vegetables in cornstarch mixture and turn to coat.
  3. Transfer vegetables to prepared baking sheet and spray with cooking spray. Bake until golden brown and tender, 45 minutes. Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.

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