Goat Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Rolls

Ingredients

3 zucchini, sliced lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
Pinch freshly ground black pepper
1 1/2 ounces soft goat cheese
1 tablespoon freshly minced parsley leaves
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
Fresh lemon zest
1 cup fresh basil leaves

Preparation

1
Slice zucchini lengthwise into 1/4-inch strips. Discard the outermost slices and brush the rest of the slices with the oil on both sides. Season with salt and pepper.
2
Grill for about 4 minutes on each side, or until tender.
3
In a small bowl combine the goat cheese, parsley leaves, lemon juice, mashing with a fork.
4
Put 1/2 teaspoon of the cheese mixture about 1/2-inch from the end of a zucchini slice. Top with a large basil leaf. Roll up and place seam side down on a platter.
5
Repeat with the rest of the zucchini slices.

 



Comments

Beth's picture

I was wondering which other soft cheese I can substitute? Thanks

Sheri Wetherell's picture

Hi Beth,

You can substitute any soft cheese. An herbed cream cheese or ricotta would be nice!

Cheers!

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This recipe was inspired by Ellie Krieger. Her original recipe includes fresh spinach, which also makes a delicious addition.

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December 10, 2009

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