Zucchini Flowers with Ricotta Cheese Recipe | Yummly

Zucchini Flowers with Ricotta Cheese

ON DINE CHEZ NANOU
9Ingredients
45Minutes
230Calories
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Description

Appetizers with an Italian twist. When you’re serving up spaghetti or lasagna, this make a perfect before meal complement. Serve them warm for and watch your guests’ faces melt with delight. Great for getting your children to eat their greens. Zucchini covered in two types of delicious cheese will have you downing these in just a few gulps.

Ingredients

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  • 12 zucchini flowers
  • 250 grams ricotta cheese
  • 40 grams Parmesan cheese
  • basil leaves (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon zest
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
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    Directions

    1. Open the zucchini flowers, and gently remove the pistil.
    2. Use a paper towel to scrape off any hairs on outside of flower.
    3. Mix the ricotta cheese, Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs, and lemon zest in a salad bowl.
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    NutritionView More

    230Calories
    Sodium19% DV450mg
    Fat28% DV18g
    Protein22% DV11g
    Carbs2% DV6g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories230Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat18g28%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol40mg13%
    Sodium450mg19%
    Potassium95mg3%
    Protein11g22%
    Calories from Fat160
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate6g2%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C4%
    Calcium25%
    Iron4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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