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    Zucchini Stuffed With Feta and Basil

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    25 mins

    5 mins

    sugarpea's Note:

    Easy to make, savory and a nice presentation. You could use dill rather than basil in the stuffing if you prefer.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Remove the ends of 2 of the zucchini, cut in half lengthwise; use a melon baller to scoop out the flesh, leaving a 1/4" thick shell; set the flesh aside.
    2. 2
      Place the shells in a steamer, cut sides up, and steam until just tender, 3-5 minutes; invert on paper towels and drain.
    3. 3
      Cut the remaining 2 squash into 1/4" slices; heat oil in a non-stick skillet; saute the onions over medium heat, until softened; add the reserved flesh, chopped,and the zucchini slices; continue to cook over medium-high heat, until golden.
    4. 4
      Process the cooked mixture and the feta in a food processor until the zucchini is roughly chopped; stuff the shells with this filling and place them in an oiled baking dish.
    5. 5
      Broil 4" from the heat source until filling is bubbly and deep golden in color, about 3 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 03, 2003

      55

      What a wonderful way to prepare squash. The fresh basil is a must in this recipe. This is one easy, flavorful recipe, and I didn't need to change one thing. Thanks sugarpea for sharing your recipe.

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    • on July 31, 2011

      55

      I made this for the first time today. I actually served it to guests, normally a no no with new recipes, but it was a huge hit. My friend thought we should take turns making it for each other each week. Delicious. Thanks for sharing it with us.

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    • on August 13, 2009

      45

      This was really good and really easy!!! I used a spiced feta and mint instead of basil.

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    Nutritional Facts for Zucchini Stuffed With Feta and Basil

    Serving Size: 1 (302 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 192.4
     
    Calories from Fat 125
    65%
    Total Fat 13.9 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 5.6 g
    28%
    Cholesterol 26.7 mg
    8%
    Sodium 355.8 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.6 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
    11%
    Sugars 8.4 g
    33%
    Protein 7.4 g
    14%

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