Cheese Filled Zucchini – Yes, another way to use all those zucchini squash that are growing like weeds in your garden.
When zucchini are very small, a mere 3 to 4 inches and barely thicker through than your thumb, there is no finer treat to be found in the vegetable world. These young squash gracefully transform a variety of dishes to which their older, and larger, relatives dare not aspire.
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Cheese Filled Zucchini Appetizer Recipe:
Egg and Anchovy: Flavor the cream cheese filling with 2 teaspoons anchovy paste. Garnish with sieved egg yolk.
Blue Cheese and Pecan: Flavor the cream cheese with 3 tablespoons softened blue cheese. Garnish with finely chopped pecans.
Shrimp and Dill: Decorate each “finger” with 3 or 4 tiny cooked shrimp. Garnish with minced dill.
Egg and Olive: Decorate each zucchini “finger” with 3 thin slices pimiento-stuffed olive. Garnish with sieved egg yolk.
Pimiento and Caper: Decorate each zucchini “finger” with thin pimiento strips alternated with capers. Garnish with minced chives.
Source: Cheese Filled Zucchini Recipe from the cookbook, The Squash Cookbook, by Yvonne Young Tarr.
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