Zucchini and Turkey Roll

A person holding a zucchini and turkey roll

Zucchini and turkey, a perfect combination to create your favorite roll. The blend of thin zucchini and lean turkey forms a balanced and nutritious dish, perfect for those seeking a recipe a little different from the usual. This roll is easy to prepare and can be customized with a wide variety of fillings to suit all tastes. Ideal to serve as an elegant appetizer or as a light dish for a summer lunch, zucchini and turkey rolls will surely delight the palate of all diners.

Tips and Tricks

It is highly recommended to slice the zucchini with the help of a mandoline. This way, you will get slices all the same, ensuring even cooking. When assembling the roll with puff pastry, always use plastic wrap or parchment paper; it will make it easier to create a well-compacted and homogeneous roll. The order of the ingredients when assembling the roll is not important; you can easily create layers to your liking. Zucchini can be replaced with other vegetables such as eggplant. The choice of cheese is personal; the important thing is not to use very hard cheeses that would make it difficult to assemble the roll. Puff pastry can be easily found at the supermarket or, if you are more experienced, nothing beats homemade pastry.

Thinly sliced zucchini arranged in an overlapping pattern, showcasing their yellow and green edges.


Do a little research on the vegetables that will go into our roll. Use always fresh, organic seasonal vegetables. It is important to always choose seasonal vegetables both when going to the supermarket and to a small shop. We can find online many calendars that will show us the vegetables that are in season at that time.

Zucchini and turkey Roll

This roll is easy to prepare and can be customized with a wide variety of fillings to suit all tastes. Ideal to serve as an elegant appetizer or as a light dish for a summer lunch.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine French, Italian
Keyword roll, turkey, zucchini, zucchini and turkey roll
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 1 green zucchini
  • 1 yellow zucchini
  • 1 roll of puff pastry
  • 1 Eggs
  • 2 tbsp Cream cheese
  • 6 slices turkey
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch Fresh basil
  • 1 tsp mustard
Servings 4 people


  • Preheat the oven to 180C/375F.
  • Slice the zucchini into rounds with the help of a mandoline.
  • Roll out the puff pastry on a sheet of parchment paper.
  • Spread the cream cheese over half of the puff pastry.
  • Add the basil.
  • Add a layer of zucchini alternating between yellow and green zucchini slices.
  • Spread some mustard.
  • Place the turkey slices.
  • Add the last layer of zucchini.
  • Shape the roll using the parchment paper.
  • Seal the roll well and let it rest in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • Brush a beaten egg over the roll using a kitchen brush.
  • Add some flakes of salt.
  • Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
  • Once cooked, let the roll rest for about ten minutes.
  • Enjoy your meal!
Hands assembling a roll with layers of turkey, zucchini, and yellow zucchini on parchment paper over a wooden cutting board.

How to Store the Roll

The roll can be safely stored in the refrigerator for 1-2 days. Freezing is not recommended at all. It is recommended to eat the roll warm; you can heat it in the oven or microwave.

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