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Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms W/fresh Tomato Sauce

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Category: Main Dish, Meat, Cheese, Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 16 To 18 zucchini blossoms


1/2 c Grated Jack cheese
1 c Ricotta cheese
1 Jalapeno, seeded and chopped
1/2 c Chopped prosciutto or ham
1 ts Ground cumin
1 ts Chopped fresh oregano
2 tb Chopped parsley
1 md Tomato, peeled, seeded
diced and drained
Salt and pepper to taste
Olive oil (abt. 2 tb.)

2 tb Olive oil
1 Onion, chopped
4 lg Tomatoes, seeded and chopped
1 c Dry white wine
1 tb Tomato paste

Preheat oven to 325 F.

Mix filling ingredients, adding tomato last. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Stuff squash blossoms carefully with about 1 tb. of filling each; don't
overfill. Drizzle olive oil over blossoms. Place in a well-oiled shallow
casserole. Cover dish with foil and bake 15 minutes. Uncover and bake 15
minutes longer. While squash blossoms are baking, prepare sauce. Spoon
sauce over squash blossoms and serve immediately or serve at room

To make the tomato sauce, heat olive oil in a skillet. Add onion and saute
until softened. Add tomatoes, wine and tomato paste. Let mixture cook
uncovered until reduced and slightly thickened, about 5 to 8 minutes,
stirring occasionally. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Yield: Serves 4 to 6 as a main dish.

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