Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

LINDA BAILEY

By
@miffed13

Our Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a creative way to utilize some of those delicious veggies you have growing in your garden or picked up from the market! From Mr. Food.


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Rating:

Serves:

2-4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 large
zucchinis
2 clove
garlic minced
1 large
tomato seeded and finely chopped
1/2 c
finely chopped fresh mushrooms
1/2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp
olive oil
3/4 c
(3 ounces) shredded parmesan cheese, divided
2 tsp
fresh basil, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat a 9"x 13" baking dish with cooking spray.Cut zucchinis in half lengthwise. Scoop out pulp and seeds, leaving 1/4-inch shell (use a small spoon for this). Reserve pulp from both zucchinis and chop.
2
In a medium bowl,combine pulp,garlic,tomato, mushrooms,basil,oregano,crushed red pepper flakes,olive oil and 1/2 cup cheese. Divide mixture evenly between zucchini shells. Place stuffed zucchinis in prepared baking dish.
3
Cover with foil. Bake 25 minutes,or until zucchinis are tender. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake uncovered 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Top with fresh basil and serve.