Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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


Submitted by henfer81

Makes 8 servings



Italian dish - Zucchini stuffed with minced beef ect and then boiled inside a red tomato sauce, served with green salad

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Zucchini

290 grams Beef
20 grams Bread Crumbs, Dry, Grated, Plain
1 medium Egg, Whole
2 tbsp Parsley
0.5 clove Garlic
2 tbsp Parmesan, Grated Cheese
8 medium Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
1 tsp Salt, Table
4 cup Petite Cut Diced Tomatoes
1 full glass (6.0 fl oz) Wine, Table, Red
1 small (5-1/2" long) Carrots
0.5 cup, diced Celery
2 tbsp Olive Oil
2 slice Bread, White, Commercially Prepared

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Zucchini

  1. Dice the carrot and celery very fine and fry in the olive oil, together with some garlic.

  2. Add the two cans of chopped tomatoes, and add half a can of water, salt & pepper and let it boil for about 20 minutes.

  3. In the mean while wash the zucchini, cut off the sides, and hollow out.

  4. Remove the crust from the bread and soak in milk, and then squeeze out the milk.

  5. Put the mince beef, egg, crushed garlic, chopped parsley, grated parmesan, bread, salt & pepper inside a bowl, and start mixing it together like you would do with dough. Add the breadcrumbs and mix well.

  6. Stuff the zucchini with the minced beef mixture.

  7. Add the stuffed zucchini to the boiling tomato sauce, and boil for 5 minutes, add the red wine, and simmer for about an hour, or until the zucchini are cooked.

  8. Serve with green salad.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 414.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
196
Calories from Fat
61
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
660mg
27%
Potassium
607mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
19.1g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4.8g
19%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
13.1g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 74%
Calcium 9% Iron 9%
* 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
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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