Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Like Cinnamon Rolls...only savory. And no cinnamon

I wanted to try the cinnamon rolls on Hannah's blog, but I already had dessert for my New Year's Day party. So, I decided to make a savory version filled with lemon zest, parsley, and garlic. The top is brushed with Earth Balance and a little extra lemon zest. Yum!

I reduced the sugar in the dough recipe by 1/2, but I think it could be reduced by 1/4.

Here's the dough rolled out with Earth Balance slathered all over and a puree of 1 cup parsley, 6 cloves of garlic, the zest of 3 lemons, and 1 tsp salt.

My dough was a bit too soft (I halved the recipe and think I needed >1/2 the amount of flour), so the swirly shape didn't hold so well. But the flavor is rockin' and they were a big hit!
Mmmm! Lemony buttery pillows!
Here's a bonus shot of zested lemons and parsley bathing in the sun on a beautiful (below zero) New Year's Day.


Tami said...

These look incredible. What a great idea!

sweetea said...

Wow, they look so good! I think I need me some.

Janine Serresseque said...

Jumpin Jesus on a pogo stick--those look lovely!

VeggieGirl said...

looks quite delectable; and I LOVE the photograph of the parsley and zested lemons!!

happy new year!!

Susan from Food Blogga said...

Oh, yum! I should have baked instead of making a turkey.

Tofu Mom (AKA Tofu-n-Sprouts) said...

Oh yum! I made cinnamon rolls twice over break, I should (WOULD) have made these instead! I wonder if a little nutritional yeast would add a cheesy tone? Maybe.. maybe not.. maybe I'll sick to the recpie as written for the time being!

Vegyogini said...

These look so good! Great idea!