Zucchini flowers: 10 recipes to enjoy them at their best

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I courgette flowers they are probably i edible flowers more famous. The best known preparation involves frying them in batter, but to vary you can be inspired by one of the dishes we offer.

Here are many recipes to prepare dishes based on courgette flowers at home and to enjoy them at their best in summer.

Zucchini flowers stuffed with spelled and lemon

Here is a recipe to prepare the Stuffed Pumpkin Flowers in vegan version. In addition to fresh courgette flowers, you will be served organic spelled, boiled or steamed peas, courgettes, lemons, extra virgin olive oil, wine and cooking water. It will be a good opportunity to try new combinations in the kitchen. Here the complete recipe.

Spelled linguine with courgette flowers and cherry tomatoes

Here is a quick and easy summer recipe, suitable for making the best use of courgette flowers like dressing for spelled linguine or for other types of pasta. In addition to the courgette flowers, you will only need onion, salt, oil, chilli and cherry tomatoes. Also add a few basil leaves to give color. THU the complete recipe.

Courgette flower fare

Zucchini flowers will be the perfect filling for yours fried, a omelette without eggs a basis of chickpea flour. You can use them both to fill the inside of the farifrittata and to garnish it outside. You will get a delicacy with a delicate taste, suitable as a main course or aperitif. THU the complete recipe.

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Risotto with courgette flowers and turmeric

To prepare an excellent risotto with courgette flowers and turmeric, in addition to the basic ingredients, you will need fresh parsley, sage leaves, chopped almonds, vegetable broth, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. To enrich the preparation, add some courgettes cut into rings and sauté in a pan. THU the complete recipe.

Fried zucchini flowers in crispy batter (vegan recipe)

Here is an alternative recipe to prepare the courgette flowers in batter without eggs. You can prepare your batter by forming a creamy and not too liquid mixture with the flour and cold water. In this way, you won't even need to add the yeast. Season with salt and they will be ready to be enjoyed. Here is the step by step recipe.

Courgette flower pesto

Did you know that zucchini flowers are also an alternative ingredient for pesto? To prepare the courgette flower pesto in addition to two bunches of about 20 flowers, you will also need a bowl full of basil, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese (nutritional yeast flakes for vegans). THU the complete recipe.

Stuffed Pumpkin Flowers

The recipe of stuffed courgette flowersi is a last minute vegetarian recipe that will leave you amazed by its undisputed goodness. The filling is made with Parmesan cheese and cherry tomatoes, then cooked at a moderate temperature in the oven, so that the stuffed courgette flowers remain firm and compact. - Here the complete recipe.

Lasagna with courgette flowers

Here is a recipe for making vegetarian lasagna with courgette flowers. In addition to fresh courgette flowers, to stuff the lasagna you will need zucchini, mozzarella, bechamel, grated parmesan, extra virgin olive oil, salt and garlic. Here the complete recipe.

Rustic with courgette flowers

Thanks to this vegetarian recipe you can prepare a rustic with courgette flowers to be filled with mozzarella, ricotta, robiola, grated parmesan and eggs. Salt and pepper, if you like, you will need to flavor. For the base of the cake you can use shortcrust pastry, or a homemade pastry. THU the complete recipe.

Spelled salad with courgette flowers

Finally, you can use the courgette flowers to dress yours spelled salads or the classic rice salad. To give an oriental touch to the recipe, you can add a pinch of curry in your city. You will have to boil the spelled, drain it and let it cool and then season it with courgette flowers, courgettes and seasonal vegetables. Here an interesting recipe.

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