Courgette Christmas Candles

Cooking Time
10 Minutes
Portions
14

Ingredients

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  • g large courgette (approx 200g), straight if possible
  • g cream cheese or vegan alternative
  • g artichoke hearts (in brine), drained and chopped
  • g sun dried tomatoes, drained of oil and chopped
  •   tsp lemon juice
  •   tsp chives finely chopped

  • 1

    Step 1

    Peel 12 or 14 verticle strips of courgette using a potato peeler (preferably a swivel type one).
  • 2

    Step 2

    Bring a large pan of water to the boil, blanch the courgette and for 30 seconds and then refresh under cold water.
  • 3

    Step 3

    Put the cream cheese, artichokes, tomatoes and lemon juice into a food processor and blend until smooth, then add the chives.
  • 4

    Step 4

    Lay the courgette strips flat and spread a teaspoon of the paté on top. Then roll up gently and stand upright. Garnish with extra chives and thin strips of sun dried tomatoes.

Ingredients

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