Lemony Stuffed Courgettes | Lemony Stuffed Zucchini

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Lemony Stuffed Courgettes | Lemony Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini or Stuffed Courgettes is an easy to make appetizer recipe. It is delicious and you will be happy that you did it.

 

 

Ingredients:

Lemony Stuffed Courgettes|Lemony Stuffed Zucchini

 

Courgettes, about 175g                                                  4

Sunflower oil                                                                    1 tsp

Garlic clove, crushed                                                       1

Lemon Juice and finely grated rind                              ½

Cooked long grain rice                                                   1 ½ cups

Cherry tomatoes, halved                                               175 g

Cashew nuts, toasted                                                      2 tbsp

Salt and black pepper                                                     to taste

Thyme sprigs                                                                   to garnish

 

 

 

Preparation Method

Lemony Stuffed Courgettes|Lemony Stuffed Zucchini

 

Preheat the oven to 200C. Half the courgettes lengthways and use the teaspoon to scoop out the centers. Blanch the shells in the boiling water for a minute then drain well.

 

Chop the courgette flesh finely and place in a saucepan with the oil and garlic. Stir over a moderate heat until softened but not browned.

 

Stir in the lemon grass, lemon rind and juice, rice, tomatoes and cashew nuts. Season well and spoon into the courgette shells. Place the shells in a baking tin and cover with foil.

 

Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the courgettes are tender then serve hot, garnished with thyme sprigs.

 

Enjoy Stuffed Zucchini or Stuffed Courgettes!

 

 

Nutrition Notes

Lemony Stuffed Courgettes|Lemony Stuffed Zucchini

 

Energy                   126 Kcals

Fat                          5.33 g

Saturated fat         0.65 g

Cholesterol             0

Fiber                       2.31g

2016-11-06T20:08:43+00:00 November 6th, 2016|Appetizer, Healthy Eating, RECIPES, Vegetable Dishes / Vegetarian|0 Comments

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