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Colorful Zucchini Appetizers with Goat Cheese

Posted in: Appetizers, Vegetarian,

Description

Appetizers draw people together at any party, especially ones that are colorful and delicious. Zucchini is abundant, yet ideas for that vegetable often run out. Here is a perfect treat for your next party: colorful zucchini appetizers stuffed with goat cheese and red pepper.

All it takes is to grill or sauté the zucchini, then wrap it around goat cheese and a slice of red pepper, and you are well on your way. To make the dish even brighter, use both yellow and green zucchini. Finish it off with a toothpick, and you are sure to draw in a crowd.


Ingredients

Colorful Zucchini Appetizers with Goat Cheese

1 small green zucchini

1 small yellow zucchini

1 1/2 cup goat cheese

1 red pepper

1 clove garlic (optional)

1 teaspoon pepper (optional)

½ teaspoon sea salt (optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Slice the zucchini using a cheese slicer or a thick vegetable peeler, into long strips.
  2. Lightly coat the slices with olive oil, and season with freshly ground pepper and sea salt.
  3. Grill or pan fry the slices on high heat, until the zucchini is lightly browned, but not soft.
  4. Let cook (otherwise the cheese filling will melt and seep out).
  5. On each slice put a heaping teaspoon of goat cheese and a thin slice of red pepper. To make your goat cheese sharper, mix with pepper and freshly pressed garlic.
  6. Roll and finish with a toothpick. If you are not serving this immediately, store it in the refrigerator. Arrange creatively on a platter and enjoy.

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