Roasted Zucchini Shells Recipe

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Roasted Zucchini Shells

Marissa Greathouse-Caraballo

By
@sweetandsassy

Lovely and tasty dish.


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Serves:

4 servings

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4
medium zucchini, trimmed
2 Tbsp
olive oil

ALMOND FILLING

2 Tbsp
olive oil
1
onion, chopped
2
cloves, garlic, finely chopped
1
slice (1 inch/2.5 cm) candied ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 c
cooked whole-grain or whole-wheat bread crumbs
1/3 c
chopped almonds
1 1/2 c
red pepper sauce (see recipe in box)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 F. In a saucepan of boiling water,cook zucchini for 7 min. Immerse in cold water; drain. Halve lengthwise and remove the flesh, leaving 8 1/4 shells. Chop flesh and set aside. Brush shells with oil. Arrange cut side up on prepared baking sheet and set it aside.
2
Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook; tirring for 5 min. or until soft. Add garlic, ginger, and cumin. Cook and stir or 2 min until nice and tender. Remove from heat and stir in reserved chopped zucchini flesh, bread crumbs and almonds.
3
Divide almond filling into 8 portions and press into shells. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 min. or until filling is lightly browned and bubby and the zucchini is tender when pierced with a tip of a knife. Drizzle serving plates with Red Pepper Sauce and serve stuffed zucchini on top. Yummy...

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #zucchini, #vegetables