Stuffed Zucchini Middle East Style

Recipe by Barb G.
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cut zucchini lengthwise and remove seeds.
  • Place cut side up in one or two large casseroles dishes (depending one the size of the squash.) Spray a large skillet with oil cooking spray, gently cook onion until transparent.
  • Combine cooked onions with ground beef, rice, parsley, allspice, salt and prpper, and mix throughly.
  • Fill each zucchini boat with the meat mixture, mounding it up and packing it in.
  • Pour 1 cup (240ml) water on the bottom of each pan, around the squashes.
  • cover pans tightly with aluminum foil, bake 45 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare yogurt sauce: In a heavy saucepan, combine yogurt, egg white, cornstarch, and salt.
  • Stir mixture over medium heat until it comes to a boil.
  • continue to stir and cook for 5 minutes; it will thicken slightly as it cooks.
  • Add garlic and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • When Zucchini has cooked for 45 minutes, remove from oven, uncover, and pour yogurt sauce over Zucchini.
  • Return to oven, uncovered and cook for 10 minutes more.
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