stuffed zucchini

These stuffed zucchini are filled with a hearty sausage mixture, then topped with plenty of cheese and baked to perfection. An easy low carb meal option that the whole family will enjoy!

Ingredients Of Stuffed Zucchini

  • 2-3 zucchinis
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ pound ground turkey or chicken
  • ½ cup tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 small green yellow or red pepper
  • tablespoon parsley
  • cooking spray
  • ½ cup grated cheese , optional

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Instructions Of Stuffed Zucchini

  1. Trim stems from zucchini , cut in lengthwise halves.

2. Scoop out the flesh of the zucchini with a teaspoon, leaving some at the bottom. Reserve flesh and set aside.

3. Add water to a medium sized sauce pan, lightly salt and bring to a boil. Gently place zucchinis in the pot of boiling water and boil for about 2-3 minutes. Using a tong, remove from water and pat dry.

4, Heat up a medium sauce pan with about 2 tablespoons oil. Add onions and garlic , cook until onions is wilted.

5. Then add ground meat, brown for a couple of minutes until meat is no longer pink.

6. Next add tomato sauce, seasoning, paprika and salt and pepper. Continue cooking for about 3-5 minutes.

7. Throw in bell pepper and parsley – cook for about 2 more minutes.

8. Finally, add about 1/2 cup of zucchini flesh, if desired. It works well with or without seeds. Adjust seasonings to taste. Set aside .

9. Greased the baking dish with cooking spray. then start filling the zucchini with meat mixture, sprinkle with cheese, if desired, place in oven and bake uncovered at 350 degrees F for about 15 -20 minutes. Serve warm.

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