Beef Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

Looking for an easy Beef Stuffed Zucchini recipe? Learn how to make Beef Stuffed Zucchini using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kirakarla

Makes 6 servings



like cabbage rolls and stuffed peppers . . .

Recipe Ingredients for Beef Stuffed Zucchini

3 cups zucchini squash (3 medium, about 8 oz. each)
1 pound ground beef
1 onion, diced
1/4 teaspoon oregano leaves
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 cup bread crumbs (optional)
15 oz. tomato sauce
4 oz. Mozzarella cheese
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup water

Recipe Directions for Beef Stuffed Zucchini

  1. Cut each zucchini lengthwise in half. Scoop out center. Leave 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick shell. Dice up scooped out zucchini.

  2. In a 12 inch skillet over medium high heat, cook ground beef, onion and diced zucchini until meat is browned and onion and zucchini are tender, stirring occasionally. Add vegetable oil if necessary.

  3. Stir in oregano, pepper, half tomato sauce, half cheese, bread crumbs if using, and salt. Remove skillet from heat.

  4. Divide mixture into zucchini halves.

  5. Wipe out skillet and add water, remaining tomato sauce, and salt.

  6. Arrange zucchini in skillet; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer until squash is tender. Sprinkle remaining cheese over squash. Cover and cook until cheese melts.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 289.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
78mg
26%
Sodium
1075mg
45%
Potassium
865mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
13.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
5.7g
Protein
29.3g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 18% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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