Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: none Yield: 2 per order, 6 orders depending on size of zucchini Ingredients For the Noodles: ● 4 medium zucchini ● 2 tablespoons olive oil For the Spinach & Sunflower Cheese Filling: ● 2 cups of sunflower seeds ● ½ to 1 cup water as needed ● 1/4 cup lemon juice ● 2 cloves of garlic ● 1 teaspoon Himalayan salt ● 3 cups spinach ● ½ bunch parsley ● 6 basil leaves, plus more for garnish chopped For the Herb Tomato Sauce: ● 1 cups of sun-dried tomatoes, soaked in water ( preferably not oil packed ) ● 1 cup water for soaking ● 1 pint of multi-colored cherry tomatoes, chopped in quarters ● ¼ cup cold-pressed olive oil ● 2 cloves of garlic, shaved ● 1 teaspoon oregano ● 1 teaspoon basil ● 1/2 teaspoons rosemary ● 1 teaspoons thyme ● 1 teaspoon fennel seed (optional) ● ½-1 teaspoon salt, only if your sun-dried tomatoes are unsalted Garnish ● 2 teaspoons hemp seed ● pesto or olive oil drizzle

Methods/Steps Advanced Prep 1. Soak 2 cups of sun-dried tomatoes in pure water while you prep the rest of the ingredients. 2. Drain For the Noodles

1. Cut off both ends of each zucchini. Using a mandoline, slice the zucchini the long way so that you have long, wide noodles. If a mandoline is not available, use a knife, cutting as thinly as possible. 2. Place in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil, and toss very gently. For the Spinach & Sunflower Cheese Filling 1. In a high-speed blender, combine sunflower seeds, water, lemon, garlic, italian seasoning and salt, pulse several times to blend, add in spinach and parsley in batches and blend in but do no puree or liquify. The consistency should be that of actual ricotta cheese. 2. Put the “cheese” filling in a bowl and stir in chopped basil. For the Herb Tomato Sauce 1. Drain sun-dried tomatoes place in a bowl, add in all other ingredients, combine To Assemble, 1. Arrange 4 zucchini noodles horizontally on a cutting board, slightly overlapping one over the next by about 1/4”. 2.

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By: Linda Baldwin
Title: Raw Vegan Manicotti Rolls
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Published Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 19:29:42 +0000

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