If you have both meat lovers and vegetables lovers in your family, this is the perfect dish for you! Stuffed Zucchini is a way to enjoy a good balance between vegetables and meat! This also acts as a great replacement to lasagna! Low calorie and nutrient dense zucchini replaces the carbohydrates of lasagna noodles.

Stuffed Zucchini
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 2 lb ground turkey
  • 4 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Slice the zucchini in half lengthwise. Use a spoon to scoop out the soft middle and set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and saute for 4-5 minutes. Add ground turkey to the pan and use a spatula to break into smaller pieces. Stir in paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Cook until the turkey is done, stirring occasionally. Add diced tomatoes to the pan and cook for 3 more minutes.
  • Carefully spoon the beef mixture into the zucchini. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until zucchini is tender.

Nutrition

Calories

321 cal

Fat

16 g

Carbs

44 g

Protein

8 g
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