Nicole L.: "This is a great vegetarian dish. The herbed chees…" Read More
10Ingredients
650Calories
50Minutes

Zucchini is an extremely versatile vegetable, they can be roasted, baked into sweets, or stuffed as is the case in this recipe. Cheese, mint, basil, and cilantro come together for a bold and flavor-packed filling. This dish is perfect to enjoy in the summer when zucchini is at its peak and you can pick herbs fresh from the garden.

Ingredients

  • 4 zucchini (round)
  • 500 grams cheese (Brousse)
  • 1 egg
  • 6 mint sprigs
  • 1/2 bunch basil
  • 1/2 bunch coriander
  • 4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 shallot (finely chopped)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Clean the zucchini, and cook for 12 minutes in a pan of boiling salted water.
  3. Drain and let cool.
  4. Cut the "hat" of each zucchini.
  5. With a spoon, scrape out each zucchini, being careful not to pierce the vegetable.
  6. Remove all the seeds.
  7. In a bowl, mix the egg with the chopped herbs, crumbled bush, cream, shallots, and salt and pepper.
  8. Stuff each zucchini with a spoon, then put the cap on each zucchini.
  9. Place the zucchini in a baking dish and bake for about 15 minutes.
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NutritionView more

650Calories
Sodium43%DV1030mg
Fat77%DV50g
Protein73%DV37g
Carbs5%DV14g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories650Calories from Fat450
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat50g77%
Saturated Fat31g155%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol210mg70%
Sodium1030mg43%
Potassium980mg28%
Protein37g73%
Calories from Fat450
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate14g5%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars8g16%
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.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Nicole L. 2 Jul 2015
This is a great vegetarian dish. The herbed cheese is really delicious. I did have to trim the bottom of the zucchini just a bit so that they would stay upright. Be careful not to cut all the way thru.