Stuffed Zucchini Recipe
With this baked stuffed zucchini recipe, you'll get an attractive and unexpected main dish with little effort. The recipe uses round zucchinis, but it will work just as well if you can only find oblong squash.Stuffing vegetables is probably a lot easier than you may think. This recipe really goes quite quickly, once you have scooped out the interiors of the zucchini. Zucchini is a perfect vegetable to stuff as it can be fork tender and still retain its shape. And everyone knows zucchini flavor is extremely versatile and combines well many other things. So have fun with this very basic recipe, and change it around as you wish. Find more French zucchini recipes. Menu Suggestion: For a complete main course, serve this with a side of tomato sauce (coulis de tomate) and rice or another grain.
Makes 6 servings
Recipe VariationsYou could vary the filling for this baked stuffed zucchini recipe as you wish. To make a vegetarian version , sautee a variety of vegetables (tomatoes, bell peppers, and mushrooms would be good) along with the onions, shallots and zucchini. You could also substitute part or all of the ground beef with ground pork or sausage . This stuffed zucchini recipe could also be made with long zucchinis . Just slice the zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the interior leaving 1/3 inch of flesh, then follow the rest of the recipe. Mound the filling on top of the zucchini and bake as in the original recipe.
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