Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Rollatini with Raisins & Pistachios


Oh hey! It’s me again. Did Joanne, Brandi, Carolyn, Katie, Nisrine, Bridget, Dawn and Amy take good care of you?

I’m pretty confident they did 🙂


While I’m still getting back to menu planning and cooking real meals, I’d love for you to check out my second recipe appearing in the Clean Eating Magazine newsletter and website, Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Rollatini with Raisins and Pistachios. I whipped up a batch of these to take to a big party a while back and they made a fun and tasty addition to the spread. The flavors popping through in the creamy goat cheese filling, like pistachios, raisins, fresh mint and a burst of tangy lemon, make an unexpected and enticing combination. They’re surprisingly easy to put together too; sure, the zucchini requires grilling, but you’ll find that the thin slices cook very quickly. If you’re looking for a simple and unique appetizer to bring to a party this summer, and getting plenty of compliments is your thing, think about these!

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9 Responses to “Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Rollatini with Raisins & Pistachios”

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    Nicole, RD — July 8, 2011 @ 3:49 am Reply

    I imagine I have zucchini popping off the vines back home….save! These look amazing!

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    megi — July 8, 2011 @ 12:45 pm Reply

    Cara, this looks amazing! Perfect appetizer for summer with soft goat chese, pistachios and sweet raisins.

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    Joanne — July 8, 2011 @ 5:16 pm Reply

    Off to check it out gorgeous!  I love the sound of that filling…I'll be licking it off the spoon!

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    EA Stewart — July 8, 2011 @ 5:58 pm Reply

    I just had some delicious grilled zucchini last night, and I love goat cheese, so I will definitely have to try this recipe.  Looks fabulous!

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    Kaytorade — July 8, 2011 @ 10:04 pm Reply

    Welcome home!

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    beantownbaker — July 8, 2011 @ 11:03 pm Reply

    These look amazing Cara!

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    Kerstin — July 9, 2011 @ 3:05 pm Reply

    Welcome back!  And man, these look fabulous – I was sold at goat cheese!

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    Alissa — July 10, 2011 @ 7:25 am Reply

    yum! these look really delicious – i love the vibrant colour 🙂

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    Patsy — July 10, 2011 @ 10:32 pm Reply

    I've had something similar before and it is a fantastic appetizer for a crowd!  Yours looks more interesting due to the additional flavors and textures. Yum!

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