Grilled Stuffed Zucchini

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini
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  • 23 mins
  • Prep: 13 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8

This stuffed zucchini recipe calls for rice as the main stuffing. Any style of rice would work or you can use quinoa if you prefer. Handle with care to keep the stuffing in the squash.

What You'll Need

  • 6 medium zucchini
  • 2 cups (475 mL) cooked rice or quinoa
  • 1 cup (240 mL) gouda cheese (shredded)
  • 1 medium tomato (seeded and finely chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) butter (unsalted and melted)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) dried marjoram

How to Make It

1. Cut zucchini lengthwise and scoop out flesh and discard. The shell should be about 1/4 inch thick. Combine remaining ingredients, except cheese, in a medium bowl.

2. Preheat the grill for medium heat. While grill is heating, transfer 1/4 cup of rice mixture into zucchini shells. Top each filled zucchini with cheese. Place onto a lightly oiled grill rack and allow to cook for 10 minutes, When zucchini is soft and cheese is melted, remove from heat and serve.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 180
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Sodium 199 mg
Carbohydrates 16 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 7 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)