Corn, Chile & Smoked Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

Corn, Chile & Smoked Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Linda Taboada

By
@JalapenoJead

It's the smoked cheese that really makes these flavors pop - don't skip using smoked cheese!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 6 medium
    zucchini
  • 4 clove
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    light olive oil
  • 1/2 medium
    red onion, chopped
  • 3-4
    ears of corn, shaved (about 3 cups)
  • 2
    jalapeno or serrano peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 2 oz
    grated, smoked cheddar cheese (1/4 cup)
  • 1 tsp
    cumin
  • pinch
    cayenne pepper

How to Make Corn, Chile & Smoked Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375. Cut zucchini in half lenghwise, leaving the ends on. Scoop out the centers and save. Mix one clove of finely chopped garlic with 1 T. of olive oil and brush the inside of the zucchini. Sprinkle with salt and place on a baking sheet, cut side down and bake for about 20 minutes (or until tender).
  2. Heat the other tablespoon of oil in a skillet, add the chopped onion, cumin, salt and a few pinches of cayenne. Saute until onion is soft, then add corn, garlic and salt to taste. Saute unti corn is tender, chop and add the reserved zucchini and saute for about 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and add the chiles, cilantro and cheese.
  3. Mound the filling into the zucchinis, place on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Corn, Chile & Smoked Cheese Stuffed Zucchini

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

19 Summer Side Dishes Recipe

19 Summer Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It’s finally summertime - which means it’s time for some of our favorites! Pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, baked beans and more, it might...

Fire Up The Grill For Dad This Weekend Recipe

Fire Up the Grill for Dad This Weekend

Kitchen Crew

Father's Day is this weekend. While dads are celebrated year around, it's the one day to show dad how much you care. From an appetizer to dessert, why not use...

Why You Should Be Eating Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Why You Should Be Eating Brussels Sprouts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

For some unfortunate reason, Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. Their nutty, savory and smoky flavor seriously deserves some love - not to mention all the health benefits they provide....