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Nicoise-Style Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms 



  • Preparation 40 MIN
    Cooking 20 MIN
  • Makes 8 appetizers or 4 main dishes
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Ingredients

Tomato Sauce

Stuffing

Garnish

Preparation

Tomato Sauce

  1. In a saucepan, soften the onion and garlic in the oil. Add the tomatoes. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 15 minutes. In the blender, purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. 


Stuffing

  1. In a saucepan, gently sauté the onion, bell pepper, and zucchini in the oil for about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the wine, tuna, and olives. Reduce until almost dry. Adjust the seasoning.
  2. Stuff each blossom with about 15 ml (1 tablespoon) of stuffing. Set aside.

Garnish

  1. Spoon the hot tomato sauce in eight individual gratin dishes. Add the stuffed zucchini blossoms. Add the olives, bocconcini, and tomatoes, cut side down, around the flowers. Cook the under broiler for 3 to 4 minutes or until the cheese has softened.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 appetizer

Content % Daily Value
Calories 180  
Total Fat 10.7 g  
Saturated Fat 3 g  
Sodium (salt) 225 mg  
Carbohydrates 10 g  
Fibre 2 g  
Protein 11 g