Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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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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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

How to Make Italian Stuffed Zucchini Boats

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.

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