Ricotta Stuffed Zucchini Flowers

by Carol


  • 1 lb. Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Onion (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup almonds or pine nuts (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh Basil
  • 2 Tbsp minced fresh Parsley
  • 1 tsp Butter (melted)
  • 25-30 (freshly picked) Zucchini Flowers

Carefully rinse the flowers in cold water. Set aside. Mix all ingredients Except the melted butter

Stuff filling into flowers ( a pastry tube works best)
Do not over stuff.

Drizzle stuffed flowers with the melted butter.
Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
Do not over cook.
Arrange stuffed flowers on a serving platter, garnished with Nasturtiums stuffed with leftover filling.

Try these as an appetizer at your next party or gathering.
They are delicious!

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Dec 31, 2010
This sounds absolutely yummy!
by: Patty

This makes me want to grow zucchini just to make this ...

Jun 21, 2013
Another good idea
by: Capt Cap

Never thought to stuff them, but my family has been batter dipping and frying them for over 4 generations.

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