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21 Recipes That Prove Fried Vegetables Are The Best Vegetables

If you've got a compelling argument for cooking them any other way, I'd like to hear it.

1. Batter Fried Peppers and Bananas

James Oseland /

2. Crispy Enoki Mushrooms and Onion Fritters

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt /

With Thai Curry Mayo. Get the recipe here.

3. Fried Artichoke Hearts with Tartar Sauce

Helen Rosner /

Be still, my hearts. Get the recipe here.

4. Fried Green Beans

5. Hearts of Palm Fries with Chipotle Mayo

6. Crispy Buffalo Fried Cauliflower

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt /

7. Fried Eggplant

8. Parsnip Fries

Potentially life-changing. Get the recipe here.

9. Fried Green Tomatoes with Tomato-Vinegar Sauce

10. Fried Okra

11. Crispy Two-Potato Cake

12. Batter-Fried Scallions

Helen Rosner

13. Fried Dill Pickles

14. Fried Brussels Sprouts With Smoky Honey Aioli

15. Fried Green Olives Stuffed with Blue Cheese

Quentin Bacon

16. Broccoli Parmesan Fritters

17. Almost-Famous Bloomin' Onion

Inspired by Outback. Get the recipe here.

18. Green & White Asparagus Tempura

19. Wonder Fries

If you haven't eaten fingerling potatoes that have been boiled, smashed, and fried, you've basically never eaten a potato. Get the recipe here.

20. Zucchini-Corn Fritters

21. Fried Asian Cucumber Crinkles