Stuffed Zucchini Boats
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Serves: 4 servings
 
Savory, meaty, hearty zucchini boats you need in your life!
Ingredients
  • 2 medium fresh whole zucchinis
  • 1 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 c. diced fresh tomato
  • 1 c. diced red onion
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tsp. ground thyme
  • 1 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ c. panko bread crumbs
  • 4 oz. fine shredded italian cheese blend
  • ¼ c. petite diced fresh tomato
  • ¼ c. fresh chopped parsley (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Over med/high heat add olive oil, butter and brown turkey burger.
  3. Let cook/brown for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  4. Add diced tomato, onion, garlic, thyme, coriander, basil, salt and pepper to meat.
  5. Reduce to med heat and let simmer for 10 minutes uncovered stirring occasionally.
  6. Meanwhile, slice zucchini lengthwise to create 2 long halves- repeat with the 2nd zucchini.
  7. Remove the seeds with a spoon and discard -making 4 hollow "boats".
  8. Place zucchini in a baking tray.
  9. Spoon about 1-2 tsp. bread crumbs into each boat- distributing evenly.
  10. Spoon cooked turkey mixture into each boat.
  11. Top each boat with 1 oz. fine shredded italian cheese blend.
  12. Put in oven for 10 minutes.
  13. Remove from oven and sprinkle the remaining bread crumbs over boats.
  14. Return to oven for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned on top.
  15. Top with petite diced tomato and fresh chopped parsley and serve!
Recipe by PLACE OF MY TASTE at https://placeofmytaste.com/stuffed-zucchini-boats/