Beef and Veal: Beef and Veal Dishes: Stuffed Zucchini

Zucchini has never tasted so good!

Author: CalorieKing
Date: January 02, 2013

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x zucchini halves

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 35 mins


    3 large zucchini
    1 Tbsp light buttery spread (such as Smart Balance)
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    228.57 g lean ground beef (90%)
    1 Tbsp tomato paste
    1 tsp freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    1 tomato, sliced (garnish)
    2 tsp chopped parsley (garnish)


    Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out centers. Chop flesh.

    Heat buttery spread in skillet. Add garlic and fry 2 minutes. Add meat and brown well; drain. Stir in tomato paste, chopped zucchini flesh and black pepper.

    Spoon meat mixture into zucchini shells. Place in shallow baking dish; pour about 1/2 cup water in the pan around the outside of zucchini shells. Cover and bake in preheated oven until tender, about 30 minutes or until done. Garnish with tomato slices and parsley; serve.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:108 cals
Kilojoules:452 kJ
Fat:5.0 g
Carbohydrates:7.2 g
Protein:9.9 g
Cholesterol:24.5 mg
Sodium:79 mg
Saturated Fat:1.9 g
Fiber:2.3 g
Calcium:35.0 mg
Total Sugars:3.7 g

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