Mexican Style Stuffed Zucchini

Mexican Style Stuffed Zucchini

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Justine Foy

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@Justine_Cleland

I can't quite remember where I stumbled across this recipe, but I LOVE ANYTHING MEXICAN oriented so of course I had to try it. My fiance begs me to make this dish now. Definitely a fave! (Hint: sometimes I double the filling and freeze half - just make sure you drain the meat well first!)

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 large
    zucchini (sliced lengthwise, middle scooped out and reserved)
  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    chopped bell peppers (any color combo)
  • 1/2 c
    onion, diced
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning
  • 2/3 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 c
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    parsley (if fresh, chop fine)
  • 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1
    green onion - sliced thin

How to Make Mexican Style Stuffed Zucchini

Step-by-Step

  1. Brown beef, peppers, onion, and middle part of zucchini. Leave 'boats' on sprayed sheet pan.
  2. Add taco seasoning and water. Stir and simmer a few minutes until seasoning is equally distributed.
  3. In a large bowl, add beef, cheeses, and parsley. Mix well.
  4. Spoon mixture into each zucchini boat.
  5. Bake 400° for 30 minutes (or until zucchini is done).
  6. Sprinkle mozzarella and green onions over top. Return to oven to melt (about 5 minutes).

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About Mexican Style Stuffed Zucchini

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican



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