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Stuffed Zucchini with Turkey

This recipe turns a plain zucchini into a culinary masterpiece!

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Stuffed Zucchini with Turkey
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Serves: 4
This recipe turns a plain zucchini into a culinary masterpiece!
Ingredients
  • 1 zucchini about 12 inches long, or 6 medium ones
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 3 Tbsp fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
Instructions
  1. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out insides, leaving shells about ¼ inch thick. Reserve about half of the insides.
  2. Heat 2 Tbsp of olive oil in a skillet on medium high heat, and sauté onion and garlic until soft. Add reserved zucchini insides, and cook another 2 minutes. Set aside.
  3. Fry turkey until fully cooked (drain any fat), then stir in the onion mixture. Stir in tomatoes, basil and rosemary and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. When mixture has cooled, add cheese, egg, salt and pepper.
  5. Fill zucchini shells with mixture, and place in a baking dish with ¼ inch of water in the bottom of the pan. Bake at 375°F for 40 minutes, until golden brown.
Notes
Can add any other veggies you like - corn, peppers, etc.

 

 

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