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Zucchini, Ham and Ricotta Rolls

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Zucchini, Ham and Ricotta Rolls

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preparation time

00:20 20min


Cooking time

00:00 0min


ingredients

  • 3 slices cooked ham
  • ½ cup (125 ml) quark cheese
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) chopped chives
  • ½ lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 tbsp. (15 ml) olive oil
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 8 almonds, toasted and crushed

instructions

  1. Place the quark cheese, chives and the zest and juice of lemon in a bowl, pour in the oil, add salt and pepper and whisk until smooth and evenly textured. Refrigerate.
  2. Using a mandolin, slice the zucchini into long ribbons (about 1/8 in./2 mm thick).
  3. Cut the ham into strips the same width as the zucchini slices.
  4. Place a few zucchini strips side by side on a work surface and place a strip of ham on top of each one. Spread each ham strip with the cheese mixture, roll up and secure with a toothpick. Repeat process with remaining ingredients.
  5. Arrange the rolls on a serving platter, sprinkle with crushed almonds and serve immediately.