Stuffed Zucchinis With Tomato Sauce

Foodista
12Ingredients
400Calories
85Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds zucchinis (or Squash)
  • 1 cup short grain rice (Uncooked, Egyptian rice, washed and drained)
  • 2 diced tomatoes (mediums)
  • 1 chopped onion (Large)
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • cooking oil
  • allspice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 19 ounces tomato paste (diluted with enough water to cover the)
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Core zucchini to make shells about 1/4-inch thick; be careful not to pierce it. Rinse in cold water and drain.
  2. In a large bowl, mix rice, diced tomatoes, chopped onions, parsley, oil, allspice, salt and pepper.
  3. Stuff zucchinis with the rice mix, leaving about 1 inch at top for rice to expand.
  4. Place zucchinis in a deep pot, try placing them with open ends up.
  5. Add diluted tomato paste, make sure the zucchinis are covered with the sauce.
  6. Cover pot tightly and bring to a boil on high heat.
  7. Simmer on medium heat until rice is done, for about 45 to 55 minutes.
  8. Gently remove zucchini to a platter. Put the sauce in a bowl and serve together hot or at room temperature.
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NutritionView more

400Calories
Sodium62%DV1480mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein24%DV12g
Carbs26%DV78g
Fiber44%DV11g

PER SERVING *

Calories400Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium1480mg62%
Potassium2140mg61%
Protein12g24%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate78g26%
Dietary Fiber11g44%
Sugars24g48%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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