How to make Zucchini and Cream Cheese Rolls

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Hi Tea.

Main Ingredients : Zucchini (ज़ुकीनी), Cream cheese (क्रीम चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Zucchini and Cream Cheese Rolls

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Zucchini and Cream Cheese Rolls Recipe

  • Zucchini cut into vertical thin slices 1 medium

  • Cream cheese cut into vertical thin slices 1 medium

  • Cream cheese ½ cup

  • Extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Juice of ½ Italian lemon

  • Fresh parsley chopped 2 tsps + for sprinkling

  • Black olives (pickled) pitted and roughly chopped 7-8

  • Green olives (pickled) pitted and roughly chopped 7-8

  • Sundried tomatoes roughly chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Balsamic vinegar reduction + for sprinkling

  • Pizza dough canapé discs 16

  • Tomatoes chopped 8 teaspoons

Method

Step 1

Marinate both the zucchini slices with olive oil, salt and crushed peppercorns and rub the slices well with the mixture.

Step 2

Heat a stone griller. Place slices on it and grill till evenly done from both the sides. Remove from heat and place on a plate. Add Italian lemon juice to them.

Step 3

Combine cream cheese, 2 tsps chopped parsley, black olives, green olives and sundried tomatoes in a bowl and mix well. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and mix again.

Step 4

Place a spoonful of cream cheese mixture in the centre of each grilled zucchini slice and spread little. Roll tightly and cut into halves.

Step 5

Drizzle little Balsamic vinegar reduction on a serving plate in a zig-zag manner. Place the canapé discs on it and put a roll half on each. Top each with ½ tsp chopped tomato and sprinkle little chopped parsley on top. Drizzle little Balsamic vinegar reduction on top and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.