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Ricotta-Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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Category: Appetizers, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Ricotta cheese
  • 1 Onion; minced
  • 1/2 c Toasted almonds or pine nuts
  • -(finely chopped)
  • 1/2 c Grated Italian Asiago cheese
  • -OR- Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 ts Ground pepper
  • 1 ts Seasoning salt
  • 2 tb Minced fresh basil; -=OR=-
  • 1 ts -Dried basil
  • 2 tb Minced parsley
  • 1 ts Butter; melted
  • 20 md Zucchini flowers, or more
  • -OR- any squash flowers,
  • -Freshly picked and
  • -rinsed in cold water
  • Nasturtiums for garnish


Mix together all ingredients except butter and flowers. With filling at
room temperature, use a pastry tube to carefully stuff flowers; do not
overfill. Drizzle melted butter over flowers and cook in microwave on
medium power for 3 minutes, or at 350 F in regular oven for about 15
minutes. Be careful not to let filling ooze out of flowers. Garnish with
nasturtiums stuffed with extra filling.

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