Zucchini & Ricotta Rolls

Zucchini & Ricotta Rolls

This Zucchini and Ricotta Rolls recipe is a great finger food party starter or an everyday snack, using 3-4 rolls per person.

CAL P/SERVE
53
kJ P/SERVE
223
FAT P/SERVE
2.3g
CARBS P/SERVE
1.5g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
6.2g
SUGAR P/SERVE
1.5g
SODIUM P/SERVE
66g
FAT
%
2.7%
ENERGY RDI%
2.5%

If you have a griddle plate this will give the zucchini great lines which will look great when presented.

We've used a 50/50 blend of ricotta cheese and cottage cheese to bring the fat levels down, but you can just use ricotta cheese if you want to.

Ingredients

  • 500g zucchini (4)
  • 250g reduced fat fresh ricotta cheese
  • 250g cottage cheese low fat
  • 12 Basil leaves
  • 20g Balsamic Vinegar
  • 5g Olive Oil Spray
  • 5g Lemon Juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Thinly cut zucchini into long strips, using a mandolin will get you the best results.
  2. Spray Cook non stick pan  with olive oil spray and cook zucchini until golden brown
  3. Mix ricotta, cottage cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper together 
  4. Layout zucchini flat, place 1 basil leaf, and spread part of the ricotta mixture on top and carefully roll up, visually like a pin wheel.  Hold with toothpick.
  5. Layout on platter and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Serve immediately with extra freshly ground black pepper if desired

Nutrition Table

Servings: 12 Serving size:85g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 223 kJ 263 kJ
  53 Cal 63 Cal
Protein 6.2 g 7.3 g
Fat, total 2.3 g 2.8 g
- Saturated 1.4 g 1.6 g
Carbohydrate 1.5 g 1.8 g
- Sugars 1.5 g 1.8 g
Sodium 66 mg 77 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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