Zucchini Smoked Fish Rolls
Matthew Kadey, MS, RD
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210 Calories
5 g Carbs
6 g Protein
18 g Fat
Total Time
2 servings

Here's proof that no-cook snacks can be so much more than just a bowl of yogurt or handful of nuts. Strips of zucchini are a fancy delivery method for ready-to-go smoked fish. Beyond being a top-notch protein provider, smoked swimmers like mackerel are a source of ultra-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. These bundles of great nutrition are also an inspired appetizer for summer backyard parties.


  • 1 whole zucchini, sliced
  • ½ cup flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp, ground black pepper
  • 2 oz salmon, smoked
  • ½ cup red pepper, roasted, thinly sliced

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  1. Chop the ends off the zucchini. Use a vegetable peeler or mandolin slicer to peel the zucchini into long, wide, thin strips.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, and black pepper. Spread about 1/2 teaspoon of the parsley mixture on one of the zucchini strips, and place two slices of the fish and two slices of the red pepper at one end.
  3. Tightly roll up the zucchini strip, and stab a toothpick through the middle to keep the roll together.

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