Spicy Corn Fritters with an Avocado Basil Dip

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Recipe by Gabriel & Bijan | Livin' La Vegan Life @livinlaveganlife
Prep time: 15 mins |Cook time: 15 mins |Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 7 fritters
Ingredients
 
Corn Fritters:
  • 2 cups of corn
  • 1 cup of green onions, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup of corn meal
  • 1/2 cup of flour
  • 1/2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp of cumin
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne
  • Salt/pepper
  • Optional: cooking oil for frying
Avocado Basil Dip:
  • 1 avocado
  • 6 basil leaves (medium size)
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 6 tbs of water
  • 1 tbs of olive oil
  • Salt/pepper
Instructions
 
Corn Fritters:
  1. In a food processor, add green onion and 1 cup of corn. Make sure you process until smooth. We recommend using non-frozen corn to maximize flavors.
  2. To the food processor mixture, add last 1 cup of corn and corn meal. Pulse to roughly mix.
  3. Place mixture in a mixing bowl. Add flour, baking soda and spices. Mix with spatula.
  4. Fry with preferred cooking oil for 5 minutes on each side on medium-low heat or until golden brown. Feel free to also try baking them for an oil free alternative!
  5. Enjoy :)
 
Avocado Basil Dip:
  1. Place all ingredients in a food processor. The olive oil is optional, for those who desire an oil-free dip! :)
  2. Pulse until creamy and delicious.
  3. Tip: Use more water to achieve a thinner consistency.
  4. Enjoy :)
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