Zucchini Roses

Zucchini Roses

Posted 2017-08-13 by Annalisa Brownfollow
These zucchini roses are incredibly easy to make yet create a wonderful visual statement to any party where finger food is being served.

The roses may appear fiddly and difficult to make but with the assistance of muffin or a cupcake moulds these vegetarian roses can be prepared quickly and easily in just a few steps.

It’s a novel way of serving up a version of what is classically Italian Zucchini Parmigiana.

Classic Italian Zucchini Parmigiana served up as .


Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 5

Ingredients
1 Sheet of puff pastry
1 Zucchini
100g Brie
Tomato salsa
Oregano
Salt and pepper
Parmesan cheese

Method
  • Thinly slice the zucchini lengthwise. For ease use a mandolin to achieve a uniform thickness.

  • Sear the zucchini slices under a grill or on top of a hotplate for 10 seconds each side. Set aside and season with a little salt and pepper.

  • Thaw a sheet of puff pastry and using a sharp knife slice the pastry into strips of approximately 3cm wide.

  • Pending the thickness of the zucchini slices, place 2-3 layers of the zucchini on top of each piece of pastry.

  • Cover the zucchini with a spoonful of Tomato salsa . Cube the Brie and scatter over the salsa.

  • Slice Zucchini lengthwise and lightly sear under a grill or on a hotplate Cut pastry into 3cm strips and layer the zucchini on top of the pastry Add layers of tomato salsa and cheese and season with oregano, salt and pepper.


  • Starting from one end of the pastry, roll into a cylinder shape then pinch one side of the pastry to form a flower base. Repeat this technique with the remaining pastry.

  • Place each zucchini rose into a muffin tin or cupcake mould.

  • Muffin or cupcake tins are useful in helping to hold the zucchini roses in place while baking.


  • Place the zucchini roses into a preheated 180°C oven and bake for approximately 30 minutes.

  • Just before serving sprinkle a little parmesan cheese over the top of each flower. Serve hot or cold.

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    #zucchini
    #puff_pastry
    #vegetarian
    #vegetables
    #gluten_free
    #kid_friendly
    #snacks
    #finger_food
    #hors_d 'oeuvre
    #italian

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    Holiday
    Festivals
    Family_friendly
    Easy
    Dinner
    Healthy
    Lunch
    Family
    Vegetarian
    Quick
    Dessert
    Simple
    Snack
    Kids
    Vegan
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