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Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

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


Submitted by cumin

Makes 8 servings



This recipe with its refreshing flavor is a family favorite and a great way to use up our crop.

Recipe Ingredients for Stuffed Zucchini

4 medium zucchini (about 8 inches)
1/2 cup long grain rice, uncooked
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon butter
3/4 cup bean sprouts (canned), rinsed, drained and chopped
1/2 cup chopped cabbage
1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1 teaspoons soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 dash pepper
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup sliced almonds

Recipe Directions for Stuffed Zucchini

  1. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; scoop out and discard pulp, leaving a 1/4-in. shell. Place zucchini cut side down in a baking dish. Fill dish with hot water to a depth of 1/4 in. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain; set aside. Cook rice according to package directions.

  2. In a skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the bean sprouts, cabbage, mushrooms, cooked rice, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.

  3. Spoon into zucchini shells; sprinkle with cheese and almonds. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted.

  4. Yield: 8 servings. Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.

Categories

Beans, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish, Side Dish, Bake, Saute, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 162.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
129
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2.6g
13%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
252mg
10%
Potassium
374mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
15.6g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
5.5g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 9% Iron 7%
* 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 manganese
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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