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GreenChefs | Zucchini and Pesto Rice Timbale

Posted By vegalicious On March 18, 2009 @ 1:00 am In Full Recipe List,Recipes / Main Courses,Recipes / Vegan | No Comments

Zucchini and Pesto Rice Timbale (vegan)
Recipe by Veganlicious

These tasty towers are great as a salad or they can also be used as an appetizer. They’re colorful and quick and easy to make.

Serves 4 people

For the Ingredients:

 

200 grams White Rice, Cooked

1 med. Zucchini, Cut in very thin slices

1/4 Cup Vegan Pesto

Tomato and Chives as Garnish

 

 

Directions

    Step 1 Cook the rice and allow to slightly cool.

    Step 2 Make the pesto (I chose basil but you can use any green pesto of choice.

    Step 3 When the rice has cooled, make sure there is not extra water, if so drain the rice.

    Step 4 Mix the pesto into the rice.

    Step 5 Using a pastry ring, fill the lower 1/4 with the “green” rice.

    Step 6 Place a layer of the zucchini over the rice and then another layer of rice, followed with a second layer of zucchini.

    Step 7 I topped the tower with rice, and garnished with a tomato and a few chives.

    Step 8 However, if you wish, it is also pretty topped with a layer of zucchini and garnish of choice.

 


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