Ricotta-Stuffed Zucchini Flowers Recipe

Step 1

Mix together all ingredients except butter and flowers. With filling at room temperature, use a pastry tube to carefully stuff flowers; do not overfill.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Garnish with nasturtiums stuffed with extra filling.

Things You'll Need

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

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