Courgette Christmas Candles
Saintly Offerings
This recipe is egg free This recipe is dairy free This recipe is gluten free This recipe is wheat free Suitable for vegans
Preparation notes

Serves 4
Prep and Cooking Time 20 minutes
Makes 12 – 14 canapes


Ingredients

1 large courgette (approx 200g), straight if possible
45g vegan cream cheese (eg Swedish Soft or Tofutti)
2 artichoke hearts (in brine) drained & chopped
2 sun dried tomatoes, drained of oil and chopped
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp chives, finely chopped

Method
  1. Peel 12 or 14 vertical strips of courgette using a potato peeler (preferably a swivel type one).
  2. Bring a large pan of water to the boil, blanch the courgette for 30 seconds and then refresh under cold water.
  3. Put the cream cheese, artichokes, tomatoes and lemon juice into a food processor and blend until smooth, then add the chives.
  4. Lay the courgette strips flat and spread a tsp of the pate on top. Then roll up gently and stand upright. Garnish with extra chives and thin strips of sun dried tomatoes.
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Courgette Christmas Candles

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