stuffed zuchini with crabmeat

christine haire


my whole family loves it because it can be served as an appetizer for almost any meal. great for italian and seafood meals!

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4 if cut in half 8


25 Min


30 Min


4 medium
green or yellow zuchini
1/2 medium
1/2 medium
sweet onion,chopped
1/2 c
chopped mushrooms
4 clove
4 oz
chopped crabmeat, can be imitation
1 Tbsp
lemon juice, or juice from one lemon
2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
parmasan cheese for sprinkle on top
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees,
cut zuchini lengthwise, scoop out inners and chop.
put about a cup of water in a good size pt to fit the zuchini in and boil the water slowly. Put zuchini in and blach for aboout 10 minutes.
In a saute pan, add oilve oil,onions and garlic. cook until onions are transparent. Add all other ingredients except tomatoes and crabmeat. Saute until lightly browned. Add tomatoes,chopped pulp from zuchini, and cook until liquid is almost gone. Add crabmeat and cook until well blended.
The zuchini should now be blanched. Take out of water and rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process.Put zuchini in greased baking pan. Put the mixture in the zuchini and dot with butter. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and bake about 25 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Serve and Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Other Tag: Quick & Easy