Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Photo: Bianca916

Yield: 2 servings
Community Recipe from

Ingredients

  • 1 cup(s) Water
  • 1/2 cup(s) Bulger Wheat
  • 2 Large Zuchhini halved lengthwise
  • 3 teaspoon(s) Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Red Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Clove Garlic crushed with press
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1/2 pound(s) Ground Turkey
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Ground Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon(s) Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup(s) Fresh Mint Leaves Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) Salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375 deg.

  2. In a microwave safe bowl, combine water and bulgur. Microwave, uncovered, on high 5-7 minutes or until bulgur is tender and liquid is absorbed.

  3. Using a small spoon scoop out the zucchini flesh, leaving a 1/4-to1/2-inch thick shell. Wrap the zucchini flesh in a paper towel and squeeze out the excess liquid; discard the liquid and set aside the flesh. Place the zucchini shells cut side down on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

  4. In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of oil on medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and zucchini flesh and cook 3 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and red pepper and cook 1 minute longer until fragrant.
  5. Add turkey and cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring and breaking up into little pieces. Stir in coriander, cumin, cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Remove from heat. Stir in bulgur and half of mint.

  6. Arrange oven rack 6 inches from broiler heat source. Preheat broiler.

  7. On prepared baking sheet arrange zucchini halves, cut sides up. Mound 3/4 cup of turkey filling in each zucchini half, packing tightly.

  8. Broil zucchini for about 4 minutes. Place on platter and sprinkle with remaining mint.
December 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Bianca916 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe at a Glance
advertisement

More Recipes for Main Dishes

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy