Fleurs de Courgettes Farcies Sauce Pomme d’Amour

Stuffed Courgette/Zucchini Flowers in Tomato Coulis

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

A Table in Provence

A Table in Provence

By Leslie Forbes

Published 1987

  • About

The Gleize family present only the season’s best ingredients. One day in early spring Madame Gleize apologized for the absence of their usual superb stuffed courgette flowers. “But you know, the asparagus is very good & tender. And today is the first Sunday of the morel season. Everyone is out hunting like mad; so tomorrow…”

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 18 oz/500 g firm ripe tomatoes, peeled & seeded
  • grated zest (but no white pith) of 1

Method

Prepare sauce at least 12 hours before: crush tomatoes with a fork, & beat in the lemon zest, herbs, coriander, garlic & olive oil. Season well with salt and pepper. Do not refrigerate. To make the stuffing, cook the courgettes in 2 tbsp/30