Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers Recipe
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Stuffed with a delectable couscous filling and fried to perfection, these zucchini flower are paired with asparagus cooked in basil butter for a vegetarian's dream meal. Featuring fresh basil and crumbled goat cheese, these stuffed zucchini flowers are packed with delicious flavor and gluten free.

Ingredients

  • 100 grams unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons broth (basil)
  • 1/2 cup couscous (cooked)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 110 grams crumbled goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 12 zucchini flowers
  • asparagus (cooked)

Directions

  1. Prepare basil butter by mixing unsalted butter and basil broth. Store in the refrigerator.
  2. Cook the couscous according to directions.
  3. Mix cooked couscous with basil, garlic, goat cheese, oil, salt and pepper, until a paste is obtained.
  4. Gently, very gently, spoon two teaspoons of the mixture into each zucchini flower, twist the edge to keep the mixture inside.
  5. Fry the flowers, in a large skillet with a little bit of olive oil, on each side for about 2 minutes, until lightly browned.
  6. Keep warm.
  7. Slowly melt the basil butter in a mini saucepan.
  8. Then prepare a nice-looking plate, assemble the asparagus, arrange the flowers stuffed with couscous and, finally, cover with the basil butter.
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NutritionView more

400Calories
Sodium13%DV320mg
Fat49%DV32g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs6%DV19g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories400Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat32g49%
Saturated Fat20g100%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium320mg13%
Potassium125mg4%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat290
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate19g6%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* 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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