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Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

Appetizers

Serves 4-6 people

Have too many zucchini in your garden? Try plucking the flowers and stuffing them in this classic Italian recipe.

Batter

01

Mix all batter ingredients together. Let rest for 30 minutes.

Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

01

Put cheeses and butter in a food processor and blend to form a paste. Stuff flowers. Dip each in batter and fry in hot olive oil.

Tomato Sauce

01

Mix all the ingredients for the tomato sauce together and sauté in a skillet until cooked through.

02

Serve fried stuffed zucchini flowers with tomato sauce and a sprinkling of salt and Parmesan cheese.

Ingredients

Batter

  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of salt
  • Dash of Tabasco

Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

  • 2 oz mozzarella, cut into small pieces
  • 1 oz Gorgonzola
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup ricotta
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • Zucchini flowers
  • Olive oil

Tomato Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 medium Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 baby zucchini, diced
  • Basil leaves
  • Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish