Courgettes Stuffed with Finn Crisp for a tasty Nordic crunch
By choice I haven’t eaten any bread or gluten for over two months now, so when some lovely samples of Finn Crisp Original Rye Crispbreads arrived for me to create a recipe with, I have to admit I left them in the cupboard until the spirit moved me, as they say. Today, however, a couple of plump, juicy round courgettes caught my eye and begged me to stuff them with something interesting. My inspiration was found and my spirit was moved to create this super easy, super healthy, super tasty Thermomix recipe with Finn Crisp Thin Sourdough Rye Crispbreads.
Courgettes Stuffed with Finn Crisp Thin Sourdough Rye Crispbread
Serves two. Can be varied infinitely according to what you’ve got in your larder or refrigerator. Remember, with Thermomix especially, your only limit is your imagination!
2 round courgettes
6 Finn Crisp Thin Sourdough Rye Crispbreads
1 spring onion, cut into 5 cm/2 inch lengths
1 clove garlic, peeled
¼ of a red pepper/capsicum
¼ of a yellow pepper/capsicum
pinch of smoked paprika or other spice
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
¼ tsp. salt
several turns of freshly ground pepper
300 g water or stock
- Break the Finn Crisps into your TM bowl and crush 8 seconds/Speed 10.
- Cut off the tops of your courgettes and scoop out the flesh with a spoon. Add the flesh to the TM bowl along with the other ingredients and Turbo pulse once or twice to create a stuffing.
- Fill the hollowed-out courgettes with your Finn Crisp stuffing and place in the Varoma dish, leaving some stuffing in your TM bowl to create a sauce. Add 300 g water or stock and steam 20 minutes/Varoma setting/Speed 1 or until the courgettes are tender but not mushy. Check that your sauce has reduced enough/not too much (the courgettes render quite a bit of extra liquid) and cook some more on Varoma if required. If you’re not looking for a fat-free dish, stir a spoonful of crème fraîche into the sauce. Serve as an accompaniment to meat, fish or poultry and enjoy the lovely rye flavor coming through. Add some protein to the Varoma for a Low Fat All-in-One Varoma dish and use this most precious part of your Thermomix to its best advantage.
These Finn Crisps are a tasty treat at breakfast or lunch, spread with butter and jam or topped with a savoury filling as an open-faced sandwich. They would also make another great stuffing for chicken or lamb roulades, such as I made in my Low Fat All-in-One Varoma Chicken Supper. Finn Crisps are high in fibre and I was amazed at how delectably crunchy they are. I loved the sourdough flavor, too. Look up some interesting recipes on their website or try your hand at your own recipes and let me know what you come up with.
Bon appétit !