Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini

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Savory zucchini is packed with Mediterranean flavors like olives, feta cheese, and roasted red bell peppers. You’re going to love this Stuffed Zucchini!

What Can Zucchini Do For Your Body?

Zucchini is very healthy for you and supports a healthy body. It’s an excellent source of manganese, vitamin C, and dietary fiber, which help keep the body healthy. Zucchini also provides the body with vitamin A, folate, potassium, copper and phosphorus.

Is zucchini a fruit or a vegetable?

Technically, zucchini is a fruit, the berry of a plant called pepo. It is said that in the culinary world, zucchini is treated like a vegetable. It’s basically in the same boat as the tomato, which is a fruit, but not for fruit salads.

Are zucchini and cucumber the same thing?

Cucumbers and zucchini are not the same thing, but they are very similar. They are both part of the gourd family Cucurbitaceae, but belong to different genera. Even if they were close, cucumbers would not work for this recipe.

Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Can you eat the skin of zucchini?

Yes, you can eat the zucchini skin most of the time. For medium-sized zucchini, the rind is fine to eat, but should be cleaned well enough for you to bite into. For larger zucchini, I recommend peeling it, as it can be quite bitter.

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Savory zucchini is packed with Mediterranean flavors like olives, feta cheese, and roasted red bell peppers. You’re going to love this Stuffed Zucchini!

Preparation time 10 minute

cooking time 5 minute

total time 15 minute

raw material

  • 4 squash
  • 1 cup Diced Roasted Red Bell Peppers
  • 2 cup garlic croutons
  • 1/4 cup sliced ​​black olives
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 lemon Juiced
  • 2 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper


  • Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Cut the ends off the zucchini, then cut in half lengthwise. Boil the zucchini in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes. Remove from water and pat dry.

  • Scoop out the flesh of the zucchini, leaving the sides to form a boat shape. Place the boats on a lightly greased baking sheet.

  • Add red bell pepper, croutons, olives, and feta cheese to a mixing bowl and combine with zucchini flesh. Pour in lemon juice and olive oil. Season with a little salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

  • Spoon mixture into zucchini boats, filling as much as possible. You may have some leftover mixture that can be enjoyed with a spoon.

  • Toast the stuffed zucchini under the grill to crisp up the croutons for 3-5 minutes, until lightly browned. Serve hot.

Calories: 118kcal | carbohydrate: 11G | protein: 3G | fat: 7G | Saturated fat: 2G | cholesterol: 8mg | sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 328mg | fiber: 2G | sugar: 3G | Vitamin A: 835unit | Vitamin C: 48.5mg | calcium: 75mg | iron: 0.9mg