Keto zucchini roll-ups with chorizo

Roll out just the right amount of spice with this flavorful standby. Zucchini and mushrooms lead the way, but the touch of chorizo leads the taste buds. A cheesy, keto favorite that can stand alone on your plate or delight as a side.
Roll out just the right amount of spice with this flavorful standby. Zucchini and mushrooms lead the way, but the touch of chorizo leads the taste buds. A cheesy, keto favorite that can stand alone on your plate or delight as a side.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs 700 g zucchini
  • ½ teaspoon ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 oz. 90 g butter
  • 6 oz. 175 g mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 6 oz. 175 g cream cheese
  • 6 oz. 175 g shredded cheese
  • ½ ½ green bell pepper, finely choppedgreen bell peppers, finely chopped
  • 3 oz. 75 g air-dried chorizo
  • 1 1 eggeggs
  • 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup 240 ml mayonnaise or herb butter, for serving
  • 2 oz. 50 g leafy greens, for serving

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Slice the zucchini lengthwise into half-inch slices and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  2. Salt and let sit for ten minutes. Dry off liquid with paper towel or a clean kitchen towel.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes or until the zucchini is soft. Remove from the oven and let cool on a rack.
  4. Chop and fry the mushroom in butter until nicely browned. Let cool.
  5. Place all other ingredients, except for a third of the shredded cheese, in a bowl. Add mushrooms and mix well.
  6. Place a generous amount of cheese batter on top of each zucchini slice.
  7. Roll up each slice, and place the rolls seam-side down in a greased baking dish. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top.
  8. Increase the temperature to 400°F (200°C). Bake for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  9. Serve with mayonnaise and a leafy greens.

Tip!

Feel free to try this recipe with different cheeses for different flavors. You can also make this dish with eggplant instead of zucchini.

One Comment

  1. Louise
    what is air dried chorizo? could I use ground instead?

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