So delicious. Such elegance for minimal work! Restaurant beautiful. Looking forward to summer just for this! Number of servings depends on your garden! Herbs can be dry or fresh; use what YOU like! Prep time depends on how long it takes to pick the flowers. Be sure there are no little critters in the flowers. The cheese can be Boursin or Rondele'. I'm going to try goat cheese this year. It IS kind of a fiddly recipe. But it's so pretty. And it really doesn't take THAT long! This lends itself to all sorts of substitutes for cheese, vinaigrette and herbs, just whatever you like. From Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics.
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- squash blossoms, any number
- herb cheese spread, sufficient for the number of flowers you have
- 1Rinse blossoms and trim a little of the hard stems.
- 2Spray a broiler-safe plate with cooking spray.
- 3Fill blossoms with cheese, gently close and pat into shape. Place on broiler-safe plate.
- 4Brush with olive oil. Broil until cheese melts and blossoms turn crisp, 5-10 minutes.
- 5Serve with tomato vinaigrette in center and between. Very very pretty.
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Nutritional Facts for Zucchini Blossoms With Boursin and Fresh Tomato Vinaigrette
Serving Size: 1 (215 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 5.2
- Calories from Fat 0
- Total Fat 0.0 g
- Saturated Fat 0.0 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 1.7 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 1.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
- Sugars 0.6 g
- Protein 0.2 g