Zucannoes (stuffed Zucchini)

“From Molly Zatzen's Moosewood Cookbook. One of my favorite vegatarian recipes. Even my zucchini hating husband will eat this. Enjoy.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut the zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides, leaving a canoe, with an 1/4 inch shell.
  2. Mince the insides and set everything aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a medium sized skillet, add the onion and salt and saute over medium heat until soft (5-8 minutes).
  4. Add the minced zucchini innards and mushrooms, turn up the heat and cook about 8 minutes, letting the liquid evaporate.
  5. Stir in the garlic, Remove from heat.
  6. Stir in the rice, nuts, and lemon juice.
  7. Season to taste with black pepper, cayenne, and herbs of your choice.
  8. Preheat oven to 350.
  9. Fill the zucchini shells with filling, top with cheese, and bake for 30-40 minutes or until heated through.

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