Goat Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Had some freshly-fallen zucchini squash blossoms in the garden I’ve been busying myself with..

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removed stamens before stuffing blossoms, per internet

So I cribbed a recipe for goat cheese stuffed squash blossoms for a trial run, baking at 350 for 15-20 minutes.

only alteration from recipe link: stuffed blossoms before egg brushing
only alteration from recipe link: stuffed blossoms before egg brushing

Yum!

Nom nom nom.
Nom nom nom.

Today’s Trial Recipe Rating:
Novelty Rating: 5 of 5 stars.
Never cooked squash blossoms before..neato!
Likelihood of Repeat: 85%
This was a great way to make use of something that would probably have otherwise wasted away. It allowed me to avoid deep frying, delivered a crunchy yet cheesy-smooth confection, but didn’t sit too heavy in the stomach afterward.
Lesson Learned: baked and breaded goat cheese delivery device, delicious!
Post-script update: if you have a tiny espresso spoon, that works better than a standard sized spoon to help stuff the goat cheese in.

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