Benno & Lara's
Vegan Recipes

"Nothing will benefit human health and
increase chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."

Albert Einstein

Zucchini Candles

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  • 1 large zucchini
  • 100g firm tofu
  • pitted olives
  • 3 sun dried tomatoes, drained and chopped + extra for 'wicks'
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoons chives, chopped


  1. Peel vertical strips of zucchini using a peeler, or slice thinly with a knife.
  2. Blanch the strips for 30 seconds in boiling water then dunk into a bowl of cold water.
  3. Place the tofu, tomatoes, olives, chives and lemon juice into a food processor and blend until smooth. Lightly fry in a saucepan and season with salt and pepper and nutritional yeast.
  4. Lay a strip of zucchini flat and spread a teaspoon of paste on top. Roll up gently and stand upright. use thin strips of sun dried tomatoes for a wick.